Person NYU Wagner

Neil Kleiman 

Neil Kleiman is the Director of the New York University Wagner Innovation Labs where he leads projects sponsored by Bloomberg Philanthropies, Ford Foundation and Citi. Neil is also part of a consortium administering the federal National Resource Net…

Person Everyday Democracy

Carrie Boron 

Carrie captures the history of the organization, from researching and writing about Everyday Democracy's history and that of communities with which they work, to preserving historical documents.

Person Innovation Academy

Robert DelCampo 

Dr. Robert G. (Rob) DelCampo, Executive Director of the Innovation Academy, has strong roots in New Mexico and the University of New Mexico Community. Rob has been recognized for his work and commitment to the community being named to Albuquerque Bu…

Person Esri

Jack Dangermond 

A landscape architect by training, Jack Dangermond founded Esri in 1969 with a vision that a mapping and analysis framework could provide a deeper understanding of our world and help us design a better future.

Person Mobile, Alabama i-team

Jeff Carter 

Jeff Carter is the Innovation Team Director for the City of Mobile. Prior to joining the i-team, Jeff served as Deputy Director for Mobile County EMS, overseeing an operation that covers more than 1000 square miles and implementing data-driven and …

Person Campaign for the Fair Sentencing of Youth

James Ross 

James Ross is Director of Communications at the Campaign for the Fair Sentencing of Youth. James Ross has a BA in Journalism from the University of Alabama and an MA in American Culture Studies from Bowling Green State University, Ohio. He is curren…

Person Louisville Metro Government

Ted Smith 

Ted Smith was appointed by Mayor Greg Fischer as the Chief of Louisville Metro Government’s Office of Economic Growth & Innovation. Ted’s efforts include the 2012 IBM Smarter City Challenge-winning adoption of Asthmapolis sensor inhalers across Loui…

Person Natural Resources Defense Council

Bill Sadler 

Person The New York Times

Jason DeParle 

DeParle is a reporter for The New York Times, based in Washington, DC. For more than 20 years, he has written extensively about issues involving poverty.

Person DC Water

Mark Kim 

Mark Kim is Chief Financial Officer for DC Water where he is responsible for financial management and policies. He has spent the last decade in the public finance industry, previously serving as New York City's Assistant Comptroller for Public Finan…

Person Girls Who Code

Reshma Saujani 

Reshma Saujani is the founder of Girls Who Code, a national nonprofit organization working to close the gender gap in technology.

Person Color of Change

Rashad Robinson 

Rashad Robinson is the Executive Director of Color Of Change, the nation’s largest online civil rights organization.

Person New York University College of Nursing

Heather Waters 

Person City of Albuquerque Transit Department

Brian Reilly 

Brian is a Consultant at the City of Albuquerque Department of Transit. He was previously the Director of Living Cities' Integration Initiative.

Person Living Cities

Megan McGlinchey 

Megan came to Living Cities in June 2016 and provides support to the communications team, helping to capture and spread knowledge from both the organization and the field.

Person Deutsche Bank

Gary S. Hattem 

Gary S. Hattem is President of the Deutsche Bank Americas Foundation and Managing Director of Deutsche Bank's Community Development Finance Group. He is responsible for the firm’s lending, investment and philanthropic activities targeted to disadvan…

Person Living Cities

Shamika Lawrence 

Shamika Lawrence was a Senior Administrative Assistant with Living Cities.

Person Union Square Ventures

Nick Grossman 

Nick Grossman is a technologist and entrepreneur working at the intersection of the web and urban, social and civic systems. He was a visiting scholar at the MIT Media Lab (in the Center for Civic Media) and "Activist in Residence" at Union Square V…

Person Quantified Ventures

Eric Letsinger 

Eric Letsinger is the Founder and President of Quantified Ventures, whose mission is to simplify access to impact capital in order to scale innovations that drive true social and environmental change.

Person MIT

Karl Seidman 

Karl Seidman is a Senior Lecturer in Economic Development & Head of Housing, Community, and Economic Development at the Department of Urban Studies and Planning, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.