Tim Hwang

Chairman and CEO, FiscalNote

Tim is currently the Founder and CEO of FiscalNote. The company owns news and information company CQ Roll Call Group, which it acquired from The Economist Group in 2018 and creates a technology platform that provides access to large quantities of data, news, and analysis about governments around the world. The global company with offices across DC, NYC, Baton Rouge, Brussels, India, and Seoul has now grown to become the largest tech employer headquartered in DC, and powers almost 5,000+ of the world’s largest and most influential law firms, companies, and governments.

FiscalNote has raised over $230 million in venture capital and acquisition financing from the likes of The Economist, S&P Global, Mark Cuban, Jerry Yang, Steve Case, NEA and others. The company announced its public offering on the NYSE in 2021, becoming the youngest AAPI Founder/CEO of public company.

Hwang is also the Chairman/Board member of multiple companies including: Nitra (a smart finance platform and fintech company for the healthcare industry), Ownerific (a platform for companies to offer a homeownership benefit to their employees), Amber (digital insurance for electric vehicles), and Jericho (a cybersecurity firm for the AI age). Hwang’s companies have collectively delivered billions of dollars of value for shareholders, built cutting edge products, and made dozens of acquisitions across every major continent.

Prior to founding FiscalNote, Hwang started his career in politics in the Obama ’08 campaign, assisting in the election of the first Obama Administration. He was elected to the Montgomery County Board of Education a year later at the age of 17, overseeing a budget of over $4 Billion for 22,000 public employees.

He is a graduate of Princeton and attended Harvard Business School. He is also a World Economic Forum (WEF) Technology Pioneer, a Trustee on the Board of the Greater Washington Community Foundation, The After School Alliance, and the Meridian Institute.