Our Mission

We’re a mission-driven group of technologists and policy experts passionate about improving the policymaking process in government

FOUNDING STORY

We founded Esper to transform how policies are created with better data and transparency

Company values

TRUTH

Honest in our words and actions

TENACITY

Ruthless optimism

RESPECT

The golden rule

FORWARD THINKING

Cultivate curiosity & open-mindedness

Meet the team

Joe Lonsdale

Co-Founder & Board Director

Taylor Lonsdale

Co-Founder & Board Director

Zac Bookman

CEO of OpenGov & Board Director

Kevin Simler

Board Director

Deny Khoung

Designer at 8VC & Advisor

Jason Mirra

Founder of Addepar & Advisor

Our investors

GSA

GSA Issues Award for Regulatory Workflow Modernization

PR Newswire

Esper Announces Appointment of the Right Honorable Stephen J. Harper to the Advisory Board

Colorado Concern

Improving Public Access to Government Rulemaking

Gray Center for Study of the Administrative State

The Democracy of Administration

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