Chicago Region’s Civic Innovation Community at the Code for America Summit!

This week is a great week for civic innovation—the Code for America Summit in San Francisco is here. Smart Chicago will be there in force. I will be there, as well as consultants Christopher Whitaker and Josh Kalov. (Along with about a dozen other representatives from Chicago’s civic hacking community)

2013_1015_071337 CfASummit

We’ll be live tweeting the event on our @SmartChicago account, but you can also follow along using the #CfAsummit hashtag. Below the fold, we’ve all the details of the Chicago area delegation.

The full roster! 

Here’s the details on the delegation:

Alaina Harkness, Program Officer at the MacArthur Foundation 
Alaina Harkness

Brett Goldstein, Code for America Board Member

Brett Goldstein of the University of Chicago

Cathy Deng, Developer 


Christopher Whitaker, Founder at CivicWhitaker

Free Geek Chicago Launch of Crime and Punishment Website

Dan O’Neil, Smart Chicago Collaborative Executive Director 

DXO on Monks Mound at Cahokia Mounds, 12-12-12

Derek Eder Founder at DataMade

Derek Eder, Consultant/ Technology Developer, Smart Chicago Collaborative

Englewood Codes Director – Demond Drummer 

Demond Drummer, Englewood Codes 2013

Josh Kalov,  Founder of Kalov Strategies

Josh Kalov on the First Day of Kalov Strategies, LLC

Joseph Van Dyk, City of Gary

Luke StoweDigital Services Coordinator at the City of Evanston


Matt Gee, Data Science for Social Good

Matt Gee

Michael Berry, City of Gary Chief Technology Officer 

Richard Leverett, City of Gary Chief of Staff 

Stephen Konya, Chief of Staff at the Illinois Department of Public Health 

Tom Plagge, Data Science for Social Good

Tom Schenk Jr, City of Chicago Director of Analytics & Performance Management