Amen Ra Mashariki

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Amen Ra Mashariki

Dr. Amen Ra Mashariki is an Innovations Fellow at the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation and leads urban analytics at Esri. He served as the Chief Analytics Officer at the Mayor’s Office of Data Analystics (MODA) for the NYC Office of the Mayor from 2014 to 2017, where he led a team of data scientists to leverage New York City’s data to substantially improve city initiatives. He also was a White House Appointee in Washington, D.C from 2013-2014. At the White House, Amen held two established positions: Chief Technology Officer, Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and White House Fellow, Office of Personnel Management (OPM). Dr. Amen Ra Mashariki received his Doctorate of Engineering, Information Engineering from Morgan State University in 2008. He also holds his Master of Science, Computer Science from Howard University and his Bachelor of Science, Computer Science from Lincoln University.