Andrew Chang

Managing Director, Activate

Andrew Chang (he/him) is the managing director of the Activate New York Community, where he supports scientist founders building new decarbonization technology platforms. Before Activate, he was in Singapore building ASUS’ deeptech venture studio program. He spent the previous seven years co-founding and growing a digital health and wearable device company, bringing the company from seed to series B to acquisition. During the Obama administration, he served in the U.S. Department of Energy. He began his career as a climate and energy analyst for Al Gore’s non-profit and worked on the sequel to An Inconvenient Truth. Chang holds 13 patents and earned a master’s in climate and energy from Stanford University and a bachelor’s in electrical engineering from the University of Michigan.