Chris Lewis

Chris Lewis

President & CEO, Public Knowledge

Chris Lewis has served as President and CEO at Public Knowledge since July 2019. Prior to being elevated to President and CEO, Chris served seven years as PK’s Vice President for Government Affairs, leading the organization’s day-to-day advocacy and political strategy on Capitol Hill and at government agencies. During that time he also served as a local elected official, serving two terms on the Alexandria City Public School Board in Virginia. 

Before joining Public Knowledge, Chris worked in the Federal Communications Commission Office of Legislative Affairs, including as its Deputy Director. He is a former U.S. Senate staffer and an experienced political organizer and advocate in both the nonprofit world and political campaigns from local to the presidential level. Chris graduated from Harvard University with a Bachelors degree in Government and lives in Alexandria, VA where he continues to volunteer and advocate on local civic issues.