Title: Founder and executive director of Code for America; former U.S. Deputy Chief Technology Officer
Born: December 27, 1969, Port Deposit, Maryland
Education: Yale University
Early Marker: Led the Game Group at CMP Media
Big Idea: How technology can improve civic life by simplifying and streamlining the delivery of municipal and state government services through open data, better procurement procedures and open-source apps.
Wave of the Future: Reinventing government