Director State and Local Practice, 18F
Robin Carnahan leads 18F's State and Local Government Practice. She is a businesswoman, lawyer and former Missouri Secretary of State. Her life-long passion for improving how people experience and value their government inspires her work helping state and local governments get the digital tools they need to deliver services to people that are better, faster and cheaper. Today, in addition to her work at 18F, Robin advises a number of civic technology companies and serves on the boards of the National Democratic Institute and the LaunchCode Foundation. She also serves on the Democracy Fund's National Advisory Committee, is a Senior Fellow at the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Service and was a 2013 Visiting Fellow at the Institute of Politics. She frequently speaks about government innovation through smarter use of technology and in 2014 joined the global strategy firm Albright Stonebridge Group as a Senior Advisor.