Andrew Feldman hosts the Gov Innovator podcast to share insights with results-focused leaders at the federal, state and local levels. His work focuses on helping public-sector organizations use evidence, data and innovation to better achieve their missions, as well as on evidence-based strategies to reduce poverty and expand opportunity.

Feldman's prior positions include special adviser on the Evidence Team at the White House Office of Management and Budget in the Obama administration, one of the top three appointed leaders at Wisconsin’s labor department, senior policy adviser in the Office of Wisconsin Gov. Jim Doyle, staff economist at the White House Council of Economic Advisers in the Clinton administration, and special assistant to the president at MDRC. He is a graduate of Swarthmore College and earned his master's degree and Ph.D. in public policy from the Harvard Kennedy School.

November 30, 2017

Why Every Mayor Should Consider Launching a Policy Lab

As D.C. is demonstrating, it's a way to use evidence and rigorous research to produce better outcomes.
October 12, 2017

How Better Procurement Can Drive Better Outcomes for Cities

It's a mistake to view it as just a back-office bureaucracy. As Seattle is demonstrating, reforming it can help improve lives.
July 6, 2017

A What-Works Approach to the Opioid Crisis

New federal funding will help, but states need to focus it on treatment backed by evidence.
May 30, 2017

How School Districts Could Be Laboratories of Improvement

There's a lot that state policymakers could be doing to find real solutions to education's pressing problems.