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Thursday, November 3 • 10:45am - 12:00pm
Addressing Urgent Urban Issues with What Works Cities

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How can civic tech entrepreneurs collaborate more effectively with city hall to address urgent urban issues like affordable housing and public safety? Learn how What Works Cities is helping community leads make evidence-based decisions to improve public safety, justice, and economic development services.

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Simone Brody

Executive Director, What Works Cities
Simone Brody is the Executive Director of What Works Cities. She previously served as the Senior Executive Director of the Office of Research, Accountability and Data at the New York City Department of Education (NYCDOE), leading evaluation and accountability for the city’s 1,800 public schools. Prior to joining NYCDOE, Simone was a Principal at Ascend Ventures, a venture capital firm that invests in early stage education and technology... Read More →

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Don Jacobson

IT Business Partner, Department of Information Technologies, City of Las Vegas
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Stephen Larrick

Open Data Project Lead, Sunlight Foundation
Stephen Larrick is Open Data Project Lead for the Sunlight Foundation, where he works as part of the policy team to promote transparency and open government at the local level. His current efforts focus on facilitating the adoption of meaningful and sustainable open data policies in mid-sized American cities participating in the What Works Cities initiative. | | Prior to joining Sunlight, Larrick was Director of Planning and Economic Development... Read More →
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Andrew Rasiej

Founder & CEO, Civic Hall
Andrew Rasiej is a civic and social entrepreneur, technology strategist, and Founder of Personal Democracy Media, which produces Personal Democracy Forum and other events about intersection of technology and politics,. Among its offerings are TechPresident.com an award winning news outlet. He is the Founder of MOUSE.org which focuses on 21st century public education, Co-Founder of Mideastwire.com... Read More →

Shireen Santosham

Chief Innovation Officer, Office of Mayor Sam Liccardo, City of San Jose

Thursday November 3, 2016 10:45am - 12:00pm
Jr Ballroom 4 Second floor

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