Year Joined

  • 2003

Areas of Expertise

  • Public Service 

Projects Involved in


  • Jeremy Wu , C100 Washington D.C. Regional Co-Chair at a press conference urging U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch to investigate whether race and national origin were factors in espionage charges against Ms. Sherry Chen.

    May 22, 2015  |  ???

  • Jeremy Wu were recognized as two of the 40 most influential Asian Americans in Washington, D.C.

    May 26, 2015  |  Asian Fortune

  • Jeremy Wu was featured in coverage of the next-generation leaders conference co-hosted by C-100, Project Pengyou, and Johns Hopkins SAIS

    June 22, 2015  |  VOA Chinese

  • Jeremy Wu , C-100 Washington, D.C. Regional Co-Chair, presented on “Innovative Statistics to Support Modern Governance,” before an audience of over 600 at the First International Conference on Big Data and Applied Statistics at Renmin University of China ( 中国人民大学)

    November 29, 2014  |  Renmin University

  • Jeremy Wu , C-100 Washington, D.C. Regional Co-Chair, gave three lectures in total at the Lanzhou University of Finance and Economics (兰州商学院) and the Northwest Normal University (西北师范大学) in Lanzhou

    December 04, 2014  |  Lanzhou University of Finance and Economics


Jeremy Wu Accomplished public service executive


Former Senior Advisor

U.S. Census Bureau

Dr. Jeremy S. Wu was Project Director for LEHD in the Center for Economic Studies at the U.S. Census Bureau. An online mapping and reporting application of this creative program was recognized as a major U.S. statistical innovation at the United Nations in February 2009.

Prior to his assignment at the Census Bureau, Jeremy served as Acting Chief Statistician at the Bureau of Transportation Statistics. He was Director of the Departmental Office of Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Transportation from 2002 to 2003, serving as the principal advisor to Secretary Norman Mineta on civil rights and equal opportunity issues.

From 2000 to 2002, Jeremy served as National Ombudsman for the U.S. Department of Energy and advisor to Secretary Bill Richardson, responsible for building trust and leading change to advance a diverse, respectful, and productive workplace and to handle the workforce crisis in the national laboratories.

From 1997 to 2000, Jeremy served as Deputy Director, Office of Civil Rights, in the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), where he was responsible for administration, information technology, and complaint processing. He became the first Asian Pacific American career senior executive in USDA in 1997, after serving 15 years as Chief Statistician for the Marketing and Regulatory Programs at USDA. Jeremy participated in extended research and negotiations with China on U.S. wheat exports from the Pacific Northwest, leading to China lifting its wheat embargo in 1999.

Jeremy earned his doctorate degree in Mathematical Statistics from the George Washington University. He served three terms as Chair of the Asian American Government Executives Network.

Dr. Wu was born in Hong Kong and speaks fluently in Cantonese and Mandarin. He is married to the former Deanie Pin and lives in McLean, Virginia.


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