Speaker - Jennifer Pahlka

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Jennifer Pahlka is the founder and executive director of Code for America. She recently served as the US Deputy Chief Technology Officer in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. She is known for her TED talk, Coding a Better Government, and the recipient of several awards, including MIT’s Kevin Lynch Award, the Oxford Internet Institute’s Internet and Society Award, and the National Democratic Institute’s Democracy Award. She spent eight years at CMP Media, where she ran the Game Developers Conference, Game Developer magazine,, and the Independent Games Festival. Previously, she ran the Web 2.0 and Gov 2.0 events for TechWeb, in conjunction with O’Reilly Media. She is a graduate of Yale University. She writes @pahlkadot and

5 Programs

Predicting the Power of Open Data

12.16.13 | 00:20:18 min | 0 comments

Moving Toward A More Perfect Internet

12.16.13 | 00:15:09 min | 0 comments

Make it Work: Why Open Doesn't Have to Mean Unprofitable

04.20.13 | 01:50:37 min | 0 comments on-the-fly: Web 2.0 Expo

03.30.09 | 00:02:28 min | 1 comment