Neighbors celebrate outside at a block party.

Justin Kang

Vice President, Strategy and Growth, Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce

Justin Kang oversees strategic initiatives for the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce. He is also founder and executive director of City Awake, which in 2016 became the civic innovation arm of the Boston Chamber with a mission to explore bold and creative ideas to solve our most pressing urban issues. Justin is currently focused on mobilizing and empowering the next generation of leaders in shaping Greater Boston’s future.

Justin has been recognized for his leadership by The Boston Globe, Boston Magazine, and Get Konnected!. He was also awarded a ONEin3 Award by the City of Boston as a young adult leader doing outstanding work to improve the city for all residents. Justin is an active Big Brother and serves on the boards of the Institute for Nonprofit Practice, Generation Citizen (Massachusetts), Food for Free, and the Massachusetts Literary Education and Performance Collective (MassLEAP). He previously served as industry champion for social impact at MassChallenge.

Justin earned his bachelor’s degree from Brandeis University.

Justin Kang