Joel Burke

AI Fellow, Congressional Track

Joel Burke completed a fellowship in the Senate, supporting the office of Senator Mike Rounds (R-SD) on AI, technology, and security issues.


Previously, he worked in a variety of roles and geographies including in Tallinn as Head of Business Development for e-Residency, the Republic of Estonia’s flagship digital initiative. Other experiences include working as a fellow in Cameroon staffed to a local startup via Venture for Africa; serving as a NYCx Fellow; working as a Partner at Tribe.AI, a managed marketplace for top AI talent; and leading a venture for a Rocket Internet AG subsidiary in Berlin. He started his career at a YC and Andreessen Horowitz backed startup. Joel is passionate about maximizing impact and likes operating at the intersection of tech, national security, and American dynamism.