Jeremy Wu
Senior Advisor
United States Bureau of the Census

Dr. Jeremy S. Wu serves as Senior Adviser to the Census Bureau. He previously directed the Local Employment Dynamics Program, building a longitudinal national frame of jobs that tracks 140 million active workers and over 8 million employers in the United States. He received the 2010 Group Gold Medal Award from the U.S. Department of Commerce for leading the development and implementation of OnTheMap, an interactive mapping application to display and describe where U.S. workers live and work. The Gold Medal is the highest form of recognition of innovative scientific accomplishments bestowed by the U.S. Department of Commerce.

Prior to joining the Census Bureau, Jeremy served as the Departmental Civil Rights Director and later Acting Chief Statistician under Secretary Norman Mineta at the U.S. Department of Transportation. He also served as the National Ombudsman under Secretary Bill Richardson in the U.S. Department of Energy. Jeremy started his Federal career in the U.S. Department of Agriculture, serving as the Chief Statistician for Marketing and Regulatory Programs and later as Deputy Director of Civil Rights. At USDA, he participated in the decade-long research and negotiation with China on U.S. wheat exports, leading to China lifting its wheat trade embargo in 1999.

Jeremy served three terms as the Chair of the Asian American Government Executives Network. He teaches regularly as an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Statistics at the George Washington University. He is also a member of the Committee of 100. Jeremy earned his B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees in Statistics from the George Washington University.

Jeremy was born in Hong Kong and speaks multiple Chinese dialects. He is married to the former Deanie Pin and lives in McLean, Virginia.