Jeff Merritt

@ Director of Innovation, City of New York

Jeff Merritt currently serves as Director of Innovation for the City of New York. He is an internationally-recognized government leader, innovator and entrepreneur with more than 15 years of experience in the U.S. and abroad—including more than six years leading tech initiatives for the City of New York and seven years running start-up organizations.
Key highlights include helping organize the first entirely online public election in U.S. history; laying the groundwork for the world’s largest, fastest municipal Wi-Fi network; orchestrating the launch and roll-out of the world’s largest city top-level domain; and leading the creation and adoption of new guidelines and tools to promote the responsible and equitable expansion of the Internet of Things.