Ange Royall-Kahin heads partnerships and venture-support activities for WATTx, an Internet of things company builder in Berlin. Previously in New York City, she lead patent reform and diversity efforts for Engine, a research and advocacy group working with startups and governments to inform better policy. From 2011 to 2015, Ange worked for Google, where she started on the Patent Team in Mountain View, California, and then later focused on policy initiatives in the Washington DC office. Her tech startup upbringing began at iSchool.zm, an e-learning project in Zambia, where she managed early R&D. A native to the DC metro-area, Ange now frequents the bike lanes and budget airlines servicing Berlin.