Michael Kaemingk is an advisor at the New York office of the Behavioral Insights Team (BIT). His research focuses on applying behavioral science to improve the effectiveness of government policy and international development programs for clients such as the International Rescue Committee and Bloomberg Philanthropies’ What Works Cities program. Before BIT, he co-founded Scout.ai, which publishes reporting and science fiction that anticipates the societal implications of technological change, identifying critical issues before widespread public awareness of their importance. Prior to Scout, he worked for a microfinance NGO in Ghana and provided executive search consulting services for nonprofits and foundations. He graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in economics from Seattle University.