Derek Kan

USPS Board of Governors

Derek Kan was appointed to the Postal Service Board of Governors by President Joseph Biden and confirmed by the Senate on May 12, 2022. Kan will serve for a term expiring December 8, 2028.

Kan currently serves as chief business officer for Deliverr Inc., an e-commerce fulfillment company. In this role, he leads business operations, strategy, human resources, partnerships and corporate development. Before this role, Kan held a number of high-level positions in the federal government, including deputy director of the White House Office of Management and Budget and undersecretary at the U.S. Department of Transportation. Kan was also a member of the White House Coronavirus Task Force and Operation Warp Speed.

Before his recent public service, Kan held various positions focused on emerging technologies, including as the general manager for Lyft and director of strategy for GenapSys, a technology company focused on advancing genomic-sequencing research. Earlier in his career, Kan was a policy adviser to the former Senate majority leader and was a presidential management fellow at the White House Office of Management and Budget.

Kan currently serves on the board of directors of Toll Brothers, the nation’s largest luxury homebuilder. He previously served as a member of the board of directors of Amtrak from January 2016 through May 2019.

Kan received a B.S. degree from the University of Southern California, an M.Sc. from the London School of Economics and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he was an Arjay Miller Scholar.

Latest update: May 2022