Joe White

Joe White MBE is Her Majesty’s Consul General in San Francisco and Tech Envoy to the US; he worked previously as a Silicon Valley-based entrepreneur and investor. He has served as: General Partner of Entrepreneur First, a Greylock backed early stage deep tech fund for which he’s raised and run $200m of funds; co-chair of GBx, a curated network of British entrepreneurs; a non-executive director for the UK’s Behavioural Insights Team where he advised on social impact technology products; and a former co-founder of, a website and ecommerce platform hosting 7m sites, which he exited in 2012. He received an MBE from HM The Queen in 2017 for Services to Technology Businesses.


Steeped in Science: Tech Diplomacy for a New Age of Discovery

By Joe White - 02/09/2022

Joe White MBE reflects on his role as the United Kingdom’s Tech Envoy to the United States—the first such British appointment— and argues in favor of a new science and tech-infused diplomacy.

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