Joseph Le

Kansas: Interim Director of Broadband Development

As of June 2024, Joseph Le was appointed Interim Director of Broadband Development by Kansas Governor Laura Kelly. Prior to that, Joseph was the Deputy Director of Broadband Development since January 2023. He brings a diverse background in politics, public service and technology, graduating from the University of Kansas with a double major in Political Science and Psychology. He served as Chief of Staff for Kansas House Minority Leader Tom Sawyer before joining the Broadband Development team. With a history in the Kansas Legislature, including as Legislative Director and Operations Director, Joseph also contributed to troubleshooting the Affordable Care Act website at General Dynamics’ IT department during the Obama Administration and working for the University of Kansas’ IT department on their then-course management system, Blackboard. Beyond his professional pursuits, he actively serves on the Douglas County Community Corrections Advisory Board and the City of Lawrence Human Relations Commission. In his leisure time, Joseph enjoys following NCAA Men’s Basketball, coding, keeping abreast of tech innovations, and spending quality moments with his Akita, Emi.