Wharton Club of Chicago has invited Harvard Club to attend a wine and cheese reception and visit with Harvard Professor Stephen Goldsmith. He will discuss his vision of how government can be changed to improve the lives of citizens.

Monday, December, 5, 2016

Click here to Reserve

Stephen Goldsmith is the Daniel Paul Professor of the Practice of Government and the Director of the Innovations in Government Program at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. He currently directs Data-Smart City Solutions, a project to highlight local government efforts to use new technologies that connect breakthroughs in the use of big data analytics with community input to reshape the relationship between government and citizen. He also directs the Project on Municipal Innovation, a platform for cities' mayoral senior staff to share and adapt best practices and innovative policy ideas that increase efficiency and improve the lives of citizens, as well as the Civic Analytics Network, which accelerates the use of data and analytics in municipal governance through the sharing of tools and learnings between chief data officers. He previously served as Deputy Mayor of New York and Mayor of Indianapolis, where he earned a reputation as one of the country's leaders in public-private partnerships, competition, and privatization. Stephen was also the chief domestic policy advisor to the George W. Bush campaign in 2000, the Chair of the Corporation for National and Community Service, and the district attorney for Marion County, Indiana from 1979 to 1990. He has written The Power of Social InnovationGoverning by Network: the New Shape of the Public Sector; Putting Faith in Neighborhoods: Making Cities Work through Grassroots CitizenshipThe Twenty-First Century City: Resurrecting Urban America; and, most recently, The Responsive City: Engaging Communities Through Data-Smart Governance.

Monday, December, 5, 2016

5:30 - 6:00
pm Networking, Wine & Cheese Reception

6:00 - 6:45 pm Presentation

6:45 - 7:00 pm Q&A

7:00 - 7:30 pm Networking

Cost:    $25  HCC Members and their guests

             $30  NonMembers and their guests

Click here to Reserve

Please note that unless you are a non-alumnus/a, or just arrived in the Chicago area you are in our database. Therefore you MUST LOG-IN, using your " HarvardKey" username and password (not necessarily your post.harvard email address), before completing your ticket purchase, otherwise you will create a redundant record and will have to enter all your contact information again.

CANCELLATION POLICY: All cancellations must be received during normal business hours, 2 business days prior to the event or the attendee who made the reservation will be charged due to costs associated with the reservation and/or the event itself, regardless of actual participation.


Monday, 12/5/16 at 5:30pm - 7:30pm | iCal


Clarity Partners
20 N. Clark Suite 3600
Chicago, IL

[ Get Directions ]

Harvard Club office:

Tel:      1-847-256-1211
Email:  office@harvardclubchicago.org