Chief Executive Officer
Thomas Peng is the new Chief Executive Officer of the Peace Corps.
He brings more than 20 years of public and private sector experience and has led, managed, and supported teams in the technology and non-profit sectors.
Most recently, Thomas served as Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the Peace Corps where he oversaw internal operations, human resources, and strategic information, research, and planning. Previously, he served the Peace Corps as Chief Information Officer, where he strengthened operations and promoted a culture of transparency and inclusion.
Thomas’ Peace Corps roots extend back to his service as a Volunteer in the Philippines from 2006-2008, where he trained teachers to use technology in the classroom. Throughout his career, Thomas has championed diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives by sponsoring employee resource groups and facilitating safe spaces for all employees to have brave conversations.
Thomas holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science engineering from the University of Pennsylvania and a master’s degree in information systems with a specialization in security from Boston University.