Aaron was a co-founder, Director of Delivery, and ultimately Executive Director of 18F, the United States Government’s 200-person digital services team. He also served as a Presidential Innovation Fellow under President Barack Obama, focusing on technology procurement.
This is not the first ex-18F (cache) to cross the border. Hardly a trend but interesting enough to notice. When your government does not fit you anymore, there are likely other places where you can still work for citizens.