Speaking

I speak publicly on topics including open data, civic technology, urban planning technology, and digital engagement.

 

NOTABLE Speaking Engagements


Real Estate Group at MassDevelopment, 2017 

Guest Speaker on "Agile Development & Managing Innovation in the Public Sector"
 

Implementing Best Practices,
A Statewide Conference for Municipal Officials & Staff, 2017 Massachusetts

Panelist, "Cybersecurity Best Practices in Local Government" with Dennis McDermitt, Chief Technology Officer and Chief Information Securities Officer, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Greg McCarthy, Chief Information Security Officer, City of Boston and Sherwood Ives, IT Director of Bedford
 

MAKING I.T. WORK: Modernizing Local Government, 2016
Massachusetts

Panelist, "Changing Gov IT Culture: Hiring and Retaining IT Talent" with MassIT Director of Design, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Harlan Weber
 

Code for America Summit, 2016
Oakland, CA

Mainstage Speaker with Jascha Franklin-Hodge, Chief Innovation Officer, City of Boston "Placing Boston's Youth in Summer Jobs"
 

Columbia University Lectures in Planning Series, 2016,
New York, NY

Speaker “Urban Data Analytics Panel” with Jeff Maki (Intersection) and Constantine Kontokosta (CUSP), Columbia University GSAPP Lectures In Planning
 

University of California Berkeley School of Environmental Design, Urban Informatics and Data Visualization

Annual Guest Lecturer (2013-2016) to Graduate city planning students at UC Berkeley's Urban Informatics and Data Visualization course
 

SxSW Interactive, US Conference of Mayors Track, Austin, TX, 2015

Speaker “Digital Service Delivery at Code for America” US Conference of Mayors and City of Austin’s Mayoral Pitch Competition with Mayor of Austin, Texas, Steve Adler
 

Milken Institute Forums
Santa Monica, CA, 2015

Panelist on "The Open Data Opportunity: How Government Information Can Change the Way California Does Business“ with California Secretary of State, Alex Padilla, VP of Engineering at Trulia and the LA Times Data Desk editor, Ben Welsh
 

Panelist, “Designing Social Systems” SF Design Week, with Airbnb, Facebook, Quora Product Designers