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  • Jenny Montoya Tansey

    Director of Safety and Justice

    Speaks about:

    Safety and Justice

    Biography:

    Jenny leads CfA’s public safety and criminal justice related work. She previously provided training and support to California counties on jail population management, pretrial programs, and access to health coverage.

  • Jennifer Pahlka

    Executive Director, Code for America

    Speaks about:

    Philosophy of Government Innovation

    Biography:

    Jennifer is founder and executive director of Code for America. She recently served as US Deputy Chief Technology Officer in the White House, where she helped found the United States Digital Service.

  • Jacob Solomon

    Health Team, Code for America

    Speaks about:

    Health & Human Services

    Biography:

    Jacob is a product manager working to make social services more effective and respectful.

  • Nicole Neditch

    Fellowship Director, Code for America

    Speaks about:

    Philosophy of Government Innovation

    Biography:

    Nicole Neditch brings her experience in government, technology, and community development to Code for America, where she directs the organization’s hallmark program, the Fellowship.

  • Alan Williams

    Health Team, Code for America

    Speaks about:

    Health & Human Services

    Biography:

    Alan is a product manager, designer and urban planner. As a 2013 Fellow, he helped a coalition of park and public lands develop OpenTrails.

  • Molly McLeod

    Designer, Code for America

    Speaks about:

    User-centered Design Health & Human Services

    Biography:

    Molly is a designer and typography geek passionate about social justice. As a 2014 Code for America fellow in Long Beach, she helped design a new process for city staff to coordinate to reduce 911 calls.

  • David Leonard

    Frontend Developer, Code for America

    Speaks about:

    User-centered Design

    Biography:

    David is a designer, developer and open data advocate. He develops inclusive websites and apps to push Code for America’s mission forward.