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Beth Simone Noveck


Beth Simone Noveck was appointed by New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy in August 2018 as the state's first chief innovation officer. She also directs the Governance Lab and its partner project the Burnes Center for Social Change at Northeastern University, where she is professor in the Institute for Experiential AI. From 2009 to 2011, she served in the White House as the nation's first deputy chief technology officer and director of the White House Open Government Initiative.

Noveck is the author of Solving Public Problems: a Practical Guide to Fix Our Government and Change Our World, Smart Citizens, Smarter State: the Technologies of Expertise and the Future of Governing and Wiki Government: How Technology Can Make Government Better, Democracy Stronger and Citizens More Powerful.

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