About Hong Qu

Hong Qu is an adjunct lecturer at Harvard Kennedy School. As one of the first engineers on YouTube’s startup team, he designed key features including the homepage, user channels, and video sharing. He was a visiting Nieman Fellow at Harvard in 2013 and is a graduate of Wesleyan University and the School of Information at UC Berkeley. 

Hong is currently a research fellow at the Malcolm Wiener Center working on the social policy Data Visualization Lab.

Hong grew up in the coolest neighborhood in America: Sunset Park, Brooklyn.

Learn more about the classes Hong teaches at Harvard.