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Stephen Goldsmith      

Harvard Kennedy School Professor of the Practice of Government; Former Deputy Mayor of New York and Mayor of Indianapolis

Stephen Goldsmith is the Daniel Paul Professor of the Practice of Government and the Director of the Innovations in American Government Program at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government. He currently directs Data-Smart City Solutions, a project to highlight local government efforts to use new technologies that connect breakthroughs in the use of big data analytics with community input to reshape the relationship between government and citizen. He previously served as Deputy Mayor of New York and Mayor of Indianapolis, where he earned a reputation as one of the country's leaders in public-private partnerships, competition, and privatization. Stephen was also the chief domestic policy advisor to the George W. Bush campaign in 2000, the Chair of the Corporation for National and Community Service, and the district attorney for Marion County, Indiana from 1979 to 1990. He has written The Power of Social Innovation; Governing by Network: the New Shape of the Public Sector; Putting Faith in Neighborhoods: Making Cities Work through Grassroots Citizenship; The Twenty-First Century City: Resurrecting Urban America, The Responsive City: Engaging Communities Through Data-Smart Governance; and, most recently, A New City O/S: The Power of Open, Collaborative, and Distributed Governance.


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Stephen Goldsmith served as mayor of Indianapolis from 1992 through 1999 and presided over the revitalization of Downtown Indianapolis.

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Harvard Professor and former deputy mayor of New York City, Stephen Goldsmith // Office of the Mayor/AP File Photo. By Joseph Marks July 1, 2013 comments.

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