Program Overview

The Peer Network is where local government innovators connect to share resources and best practices, and collaborate on common problems. Through regular trainings, discussions, and events civic innovators are empowered to be more effective leaders working together to building a 21st century government from within the walls of city hall.

Through the Peer Network, members have:

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For Governments

For Citizens

For Sponsors

Featured Members

  • Mark Leech

    Applications Development Manager, City of Albuquerque

    Mark Leech has driven Albuquerque’s open data initiative, saving the city more than $180,000 in 311 call center costs by releasing often-requested transit datasets.


  • Heather Hudson

    Chief Data Officer, City of Baltimore

    Heather Hudson is the first-ever Chief Data Officer for the City of Baltimore, in charge of implementing big data and predictive analytics processes to allow for more efficient and robust data analysis.


  • Jonathan Feldman

    Chief Information Officer, City of Asheville

    By demonstrating the economic value of open data, Jonathan Feldman has helped make Asheville (population 85,000) a city nationally recognized as a leader in innovation.


Mentors and Peer Experts

Sponsors & Funders