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Dolores Acevedo-Garcia, Director, Institute for Child, Youth, and Family Policy, Brandeis University

Eric Gordon, Professor and Director of the Engagement Lab, Dept. of Visual & Media Arts, Emerson College

Evan Horowitz, Executive Director, Center for State Policy Analysis, Tufts University

Michael Johnson, Professor, Chair of Dept. of Public Policy and Public Affairs, McCormack Graduate School, University of Massachusetts Boston

Ted Landsmark, Distinguished Professor; Director, Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy, Northeastern University

David Lazer, Distinguished Professor of Political Science and Computer and Information Sciences and Co-Director of NULab for Texts, Maps, and Networks, Northeastern University

Katharine Lusk, Executive Director, Initiative on Cities, Boston University

Esteban Moro, Visiting Professor, Media Lab Human Dynamics Group and Institute for Data, Systems, and Society, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Alex “Sandy” Pentland, Professor of Media Arts and Sciences, Media Lab Human Dynamics Group, and Toshiba Professor, Institute for Data, Systems, and Society, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Renee Boynton-Jarrett, MD, ScD is a pediatrician and social epidemiologist and the founding director of the Vital Village Community Engagement Network

Elizabeth Langdon-Gray, Executive Director of the Harvard Data Science Initiative (DSI)


Stefanie Costa Leabo, Chief Data Officer, Department of Innovation and Technology, City of Boston

Santiago “Santi” Garces, Chief Information Officer, Department of Innovation and Technology (DoIT), City of Boston

Kristina Johnson, Open Data Program Manager, Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Tim Reardon, Data Services Director, Metropolitan Area Planning Council

Jeffery Lambart, Director Of Analytics, City of Boston


Aimee Sprung, Civic Engagement Manager, Microsoft New England

Holly St. Clair, Chief Technology Officer, Sasaki Associates


April Khadijah Inniss, Director of Community-Engaged Research, King Boston

Nigel Jacob, Chief Information Officer, Boston Society for Architecture

Imari Paris Jeffries, Executive Director, King Boston

Philip Giffee, Executive Director, Neighborhood of Affordable Housing (NOAH)

John Smith, Executive Director, Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative (DSNI)

Luc Schuster, Director of Boston Indicators, a research center at The Boston Foundation.