FiscalNote Leadership

The FiscalNote leadership team is a rich combination of entrepreneurs, data experts, and experienced executives who have led highly successful business units in some of the most well known high growth technology companies in the United States. All of FiscalNote’s leaders share the vision that data and analytics can enable organizations to drive more effective government strategies by delivering contextual information and connecting stakeholders across the enterprise.


Tim Hwang is the founder and CEO of FiscalNote. Tim was recognized to the 2016 Forbes 30 Under 30 list. Prior to starting FiscalNote in Silicon Valley, he started his career in politics as a field organizer for the Obama ’08 campaign. He was elected to the Montgomery County Board of Education a year later. Tim also served as the President of the 750,000-member National Youth Association.


Gerald Yao is the Chief Strategy Officer and co-founder of FiscalNote. He has been working at start-up organizations since he was fifteen years old. He founded his first company, an online dessert decorations store, in high school.


Ajay Chadha leads a very talented team of engineers at FiscalNote committed to building the best GRM on web and iOS devices. He is responsible for ensuring that the FiscalNote platform is industry-leading in both features and availability.

Arthur Karell has been task organizing and scaling teams for over a decade. He is one of FiscalNote’s first team members and leads the planning, analytics, corporate development, and general counsel functions at FiscalNote. Arthur is a decorated Marine Corps combat veteran, has swam the waters of ten seas, and is inspired daily by the FiscalNote team and our mission to open up and analyze government and legal information.


Vlad Eidelman leads the Data Science team and is responsible for guiding research and development into advanced methods for analyzing, modeling and extracting knowledge from the growing amount of data across the company. He brings more than nine years of experience developing state-of-the-art machine learning algorithms for a broad range of natural language processing (NLP) applications in a number of academic and industry settings.


Janet Hall joined FiscalNote after building her career in software companies on a set of diverse experiences, including leading product marketing groups and a software engineering division at AOL; serving as CMO of TMNG Global (now Cartesian), a publicly traded management consulting company; and playing a lead marketing role in a series of start up technology companies, including Fishbowl. Janet started her career as an intelligence analyst at the CIA.

Taj Chadha heads the Client Success and Professional Services teams at FiscalNote. He is responsible for ensuring that FiscalNote delivers on its promise of helping clients achieve their desired outcomes through FiscalNote’s products and services.


FiscalNote’s advisors reinforce our reputation as a trusted partner to clients across industries. They offer guidance, experience, and expertise across the business, political, and technology, and media landscapes.