On Oct. 28, a panel of leading technology innovators discussed how open source and crowdsourcing initiatives are improving government, particularly in New York City.
The panelists included Andrew McLaughlin, director of Civic Commons, former director of global public policy for Google and former deputy chief tech officer for the White House; Carole Post, commissioner of the Department of Information Technology for the City of New York; John Steinback, director of marketing and communications for Foursquare; Brandon Kessler, CEO of ChallengePost, a company that creates most of New York City’s crowdsourcing initiatives; and Rich Robbins, digital strategist for the public relations firm MWW Group.
Founded in 2010, the industry website, Crowdsourcing.org, is a neutral organization dedicated solely
to crowdsourcing and crowdfunding. As one of the most influential and credible authorities in the crowdsourcing space,
Crowdsourcing.org is recognized worldwide for its intellectual capital, crowdsourcing and crowdfunding
practice expertise and unbiased thought leadership.