Abhi Nemani is a writer, speaker, organizer, and technologist. For the past four years, he has helped build the national non-profit, Code for America, a technology organization dedicated to reinventing government for the 21st century. Abhi has led CfA’s strategic development, including the development of multiple new initiatives designed for scaling the organization's impact, including the launch of a first-of-its-kind civic startup accelerator and a collaborative network for hundreds of government innovators. Currently serving as Co-Executive Director, Abhi leads growth and product strategy. Prior to CfA, Abhi managed research teams at the Rose Institute of State of Local Government, and with Google, he pioneered an innovative strategy to leverage social media for consumer engagement. He graduated magna cum laude from Claremont McKenna College with a honors degree in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE). Abhi's work has been featured in the New York Times, Government Technology, and Forbes, and he has been featured as a speaker at SxSW, the World Bank, and various universities and conferences around the world.

Four Great Years

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It was nearly four years ago to the day that after having first heard about Code for America, I quickly dropped CfA’s Founder Jennifer Pahlka a note asking to be involved. Fascinated, I was hoping to volunteer for the summer after graduating before starting at… Continue Reading

Momentum on Procurement Reform

Filed Under: News, Procurement

In following the conversations with more than 500 members of the broader civic tech network at the 2013 Code for America Summit, I was struck by a shared commitment from the community: a commitment to speak candidly and honestly about the barriers we must address and… Continue Reading

Redefining Citizenship with Ideation Nation

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Over the last three years, the surface area of the civic technology movement has dramatically grown. The question of how governments should be leveraging technology is now a common one — becoming particularly relevant over the last few months — and beyond that, citizens are… Continue Reading

Take the Citizenville Challenge

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Take the Citizenville Challenge

Technology is changing the way citizens consume information, connect with each other, and live their personal and professional lives — and it’s also changing the way they expect to interact with their local government. There’s a huge potential to use open data and digital tools… Continue Reading