Jerry T. Chang

Office of the City Manager
East Palo Alto, CA

JERRY T. CHANG is a venture designer, engineer, and entrepreneur, focused on developing innovative projects in technology and social innovation. He is an experienced team builder who works to create alignment from diverse interests and perspectives to reach consensus. Most recently, he led the data, evaluations, and alignment team at Hayward Promise Neighborhood. He has developed projects in collaboration with Cal State East Bay, the Office of Civic Engagement and Immigrant Affairs, Grove Consultants, and the SF Chamber of Commerce. Jerry is a former CORO fellow in public affairs and holds a BS from UC Berkeley and an MS in statistics and engineering/industrial management from Cal State East Bay.



To better serve residents, East Palo Alto is seeking to build a new City Hall that will establish a central hub for agencies that are currently spread out in repurposed municipal buildings and leased spaces. FUSE executive fellow Jerry Chang will help the city scope and implement a plan for the new building, which can bolster civic pride and improve resident access to its services and elected officials. Read more