Brandon Liu

Harvard University

Brandon Liu, from San Jose, California, will graduate from Harvard with a degree in computer science. He founded Tech in the World, a global health fellowship for top computer science students, and built Remindavax, an electronic medical record system deployed in rural India. Brandon worked at various technology startups and was Chief Information Officer at Kensho Technologies. His academic work includes leading Harvard's competitive programming team, serving as a teaching fellow for Harvard's algorithms course, and conducting research in development economics and computer science. He plans to study development studies at SOAS and history and philosophy of science at Cambridge.