Ange Royall-Kahin is Chief of Staff at WATTx, a Berlin-based deep tech venture builder. She leads activities related to the company’s long-term strategy, internal process optimization, communications, and portfolio support. Previously in New York City, she lead patent reform and diversity efforts for Engine, a research and advocacy group working with startups and governments to inform better policy. From 2011 to 2015, Ange worked for Google, where she started on the Patent Team in Mountain View, California, and then later focused on policy initiatives in the Washington DC office. Her tech startup upbringing began at iSchool.zm, an e-learning project in Zambia, where she managed early R&D. A native to the Washington DC metro-area, Ange now frequents the bike lanes and budget airlines servicing Berlin.