Carol Galante is the I. Donald Terner Professor in Affordable Housing and Urban Planning at UC Berkeley and the founder and Faculty Director of the Terner Center for Housing Innovation and the Terner Housing Lab, a new accelerator program working with early-stage ventures on housing affordability. Galante previously served in the Obama Administration as Assistant Secretary for Housing/Federal Housing Commissioner at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Multifamily Housing Programs. Prior to her appointment at HUD, she served for over ten years as President and CEO of BRIDGE Housing Corporation. She also serves on the Advisory Board of Factory OS, an innovative new company changing how we build. Galante holds a Master of City Planning from UC Berkeley and a Bachelor of Arts from Ohio Wesleyan.

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