Chhaya Kapadia

Chief of Staff, Open Technology Institute

Chhaya Kapadia is chief of staff for New America's Open Technology Institute. As part of OTI’s Senior Leadership Team, Kapadia works to guide overall OTI management, staffing, funding, and strategic direction.

Kapadia joined New America after a lengthy history as a non-profit professional. Prior to seven years as COO and events director at Future of Music Coalition, she spent several years coordinating tours at noted roots music booking/management agency Concerted Efforts. She serves on the Board of Directors for Girls Rock! DC and Future of Music Coalition. A native of Boston, Kapadia holds a B.A. from Emerson College with a major in audio engineering.