Rachel Haot

Rachel Haot
  • Chief Digital Officer and Deputy Secretary for Technology
    City of New York

Graduate (Hons), New York University. Formerly: launched and ran Upward, a digital strategy consultancy; Adjunct Professor, Columbia Business School; worked in business development for the consumer Web industry. 2006-10, Founder and CEO, GroundReport, a pioneering global citizen journalism platform. 2011-13, Chief Digital Officer for the City of New York; established the first urban digital roadmap in the country, achieving all initiatives by October 2013. Currently, Chief Digital Officer and Deputy Secretary for Technology for New York State; responsible for realizing the Governor's vision for the State's digital potential by improving the way that government and public engage online, and supporting collaborative innovation with the technology community. Member, Digital Advisory Board, Women@NBCU. Named a 40 Under 40 leader, Crain's, Forbes and Fortune.