Derek Kan

USPS Board of Governors

USPS Board of Governors Derek Kan

Derek Kan was appointed to the Postal Service Board of Governors by President Joseph R. Biden and confirmed by the Senate on May 12, 2022. Kan will serve for a term expiring December 8, 2028. He currently serves on the Board’s Audit and Finance, Compensation and Governance, and Operations Committees.

Kan currently serves as a Vice President at Shopify, after its acquisition of Deliverr, an e-commerce fulfillment company where he was chief business officer. Before this role, Kan held several 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 also served as a member of the White House Coronavirus Task Force and was involved in Operation Warp Speed.

Before his recent public service, Kan held various positions focused on emerging technologies, including general manager for Lyft. Earlier in his career, Kan was a policy advisor 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 Bachelor of Science from the University of Southern California, a Master of Science from the London School of Economics, and a Master of Business Administration from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he was an Arjay Miller Scholar.

Latest update: December 2023