Dr. Amen Ra Mashariki
Chief Analytics Officer, NYC Mayor's Office of Data Analytics
Dr. Amen Ra Mashariki is the City of New York's Chief Analytics Officer and leads the Mayor's Office of Data Analytics (MODA). Amen Ra Mashariki is navigating the unchartered space of leveraging the city of New York’s data to substantially improve city initiatives such as assisting small business entrepreneurs to gain access to market research based on NYC Open data and doing targeted outreach to ensure NYC students can get enrolled in the Universal Pre-K program. Dr. Mashariki is an accomplished leader within government, private sector and academia with experience in bringing Big Data processing and analytics for large and complex data management efforts. He started his professional careers as a software engineer at Motorola working on over-the-air data transmission projects and led a team of user-interface developers to build components of security features for handheld devices. Most recently, Dr. Mashariki served as Chief Technology Officer at the U.S. Office of Personnel Management. Dr. Mashariki holds a Doctor of Engineering from Morgan State University, a Master of Science in Computer Science from Howard University, and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Lincoln University. Amen is a Brooklyn native and attended Brooklyn Tech High School.
Personal Democracy Media presents Civic Hall, a one-of-a-kind community center for the world’s civic innovators. Located in the heart of New York City, Civic Hall is your home for civic tech.