Person Bloomberg Philanthropies

James Anderson 

James Anderson leads the government innovation portfolio at Bloomberg Philanthropies. This includes the Mayors Project, a multi-tiered effort to spread effective strategies between cities.

Person MainStreet Inclusion Advisors

Darrin Redus 

Darrin Redus leads the work of MainStreet Inclusion Advisors. He is a veteran of the financial services and economic development industries.

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 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 Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg 

Mark Zuckerberg is best known as the founder and CEO of Facebook.

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 Urban Institute

Leah Hendey 

Leah Hendey, a Research Associate at the Urban Institute, has focused on a range of policy issues including the foreclosure crisis, performance measurement, child care, child obesity, and city indicators. Projects that involve contextual analyses us…

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 Living Cities

Nadia Owusu 

Nadia leads Living Cities' communications work, focused on harnessing the power of story, information, and technology to deepen and accelerate promising approaches to address poverty and inequality in US cities.

Person Living Cities

Ratna Gill 

As Coordinator for Collective Impact, Ratna provides support to The Integration Initiative, helping to capture and share knowledge with both the organization and the field.

Person Monitor Institute

Dana O'Donovan 

Dana O'Donovan is the Chief Operating Officer at the Monitor Institute. Dana is fascinated by the border between strategy and execution, where seemingly-mundane changes in day-to-day behavior can enable individuals, organizations and collectives to …

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 Bureau Blank

John Sheridan 

John works for the Client Services Team at design firm Bureau Blank, who have designed the Living Cities website.