SaraT L. Mayer (ST) is Code for America’s Chief Program Officer. In this role she leads the organization’s work in criminal justice, workforce development and safety-net services while growing and elevating a national network of community-based civic technologists. She joined Code for America after working at the San Mateo County Health System as the Director of Public Health, Policy and Planning where she focused on the service delivery of public clinics, emergency preparedness and response, the public health laboratory, social and land use policy and eliminating health inequities. Previously she worked on public policy at a variety of nonprofit organizations. She is a past Board Member for the Housing Leadership Council and a current Board Member at Human Impact Partners. She has also served as an Advisory Board Member for the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD), The Bay Area Health Inequities Initiative (BARHII) and a variety of other civic roles
Leadership for a Networked World’s applied research, student innovation challenge, and on-campus summit programs are an initiative of Dr. Antonio M. Oftelie, Innovation Fellow at the Technology and Entrepreneurship Center at Harvard (TECH), part of the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. TECH is a hub for students, faculty, alumni, and government and industry leaders to learn together, collaborate, and innovate. LNW accelerates these efforts by connecting leaders across sectors and developing cutting-edge thought leadership on innovation and organizational transformation.