Category: Q & A

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If you try to procure without risk, in the end, you’re more likely to fail

Michael Knapp is the CEO and founder of Green River, a software design and development firm that has worked extensively with local governments. He is passionate about social justice, and his firm’s most prominent recent project has involved working with cities to end homelessness. We spoke with him about his experiences with the government procurement

We can’t promise them all jobs after, but at the very least, we get some work done

Nigel Jacob is the Co-founder of the Mayor’s Office of New Urban Mechanics, a civic innovation incubator and R&D Lab within Boston’s City Hall. He is a former Urban Technologist-in-Residence at Living Cities, currently a board member of Code For America and coUrbanize, and is an Executive-in-Residence at Boston University. We spoke with Nigel twice,

They were passionate, but didn’t know there was a technical path to get there

Aneesh Chopra was the Secretary of Technology for Virginia before becoming the first Chief Technology Officer of the United States. Today he is the president of CareJourney, a company that uses open health data to provide patient-specific insights and workflow automation for care organizations. Tweet him at @aneeshchopra. From The Commons: Aneesh is also the author of