Kevin joined Microsoft as the Civic Technology Manager for San Jose from a career in the public sector. Focusing on the intersections of technology, society, and government, Kevin works with the San Jose community to solve problems through the application of technology and fostering civic engagement. Prior to joining Microsoft, Kevin led the Data Analytics Team in the San Jose City Manager’s Office, where he helped lead the city’s open data initiative and conducted data analytics projects aimed at improving service delivery and increasing government efficiency. Kevin graduated with a BA in political science from UC Berkeley and holds a Master of Public Policy degree from American University in Washington, DC.
As urban challenges become increasingly complex, costly, and inter-connected, cross-sector partnerships offer a promising approach to problem solving. Cultivating a shared sense of responsibility and striving toward collective impact can work wonders in the community, particularly when key partners are operating synergistically to take on interrelated challenges or create opportunities for community improvement. To be […]
Earlier this month, Brad Smith announced the release of a new book from Microsoft entitled A Cloud for Global Good. As cloud technology becomes more ingrained in our economy, governments, and civil society, there is increasing opportunity to leverage this technology for tremendous global impact, including here in San Jose. And with this opportunity, there […]
I’m excited to announce that I’m joining Microsoft Silicon Valley’s Technology and Civic Engagement Team as the Civic Tech Manager for San Jose. Over the past few years, I’ve worked in local government at the city and county level to drive service delivery and efficiency improvements through leveraging data and technology, building effective community partnerships, […]