Chief Digital Officer and Deputy Secretary for Technology
City of New York
Rachel Haot is the Chief Digital Officer for the City of New York, leading NYC Digital, part of the Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment. The mission of NYC digital is to realize Mayor Bloomberg's digital roadmap for New York City, a plan to fulfil the city's digital potential. Prior to this role, Haot was an independent digital strategy consultant, and Founder and Chief Executive Officer of GroundReport, a global, crowdsourced news start-up. She has also served as an Adjunct Professor at Columbia Business School. Haot graduated magna cum laude from New York University with a BA in History. She serves on the digital advisory board of Women@NBCU and the NY/NJ 2013 Super Bowl Hosting Committee.