If the past two decades have demonstrated technology’s potential, one of the challenges of the next ten years will be defining its boundaries. How can new technologies benefit people and societies in equitable ways? How can companies -- increasingly central to the development of frontier technologies -- responsibly manage innovation without sacrificing profitability? What is the role of government in mitigating harms and establishing safeguards? I came to the HBS and Harvard Kennedy School MBA/MPP joint degree program interested in exploring these questions related to technology’s public impact. Along the way, I’ve been able to develop my understanding through both coursework and extracurricular offerings at Harvard. [...]