Andrew Buss

Deputy Chief Information Officer / Public Technology and Innovation
City of Philadelphia

Andrew is a Deputy Chief Information Officer within Philadelphia’s Office of Innovation and Technology. He and his team focus on public technology and innovation, with a portfolio including digital equity, public sector innovation ecosystems, smart cities, creative services, and communications. After directing Philadelphia’s implementation of the KEYSPOT program, a citywide network of 77 community technology centers, he established the City’s first innovation team with a focus on helping public sector employees think and work more creatively. Andrew also started the Digital Literacy Alliance, a cross-institutional grantmaking group in the digital equity space, and collaboratively produced the City’s first comprehensive Digital Equity Plan. He earned a graduate degree in geography from Temple University in Philadelphia and teaches about the public sector in Temple University’s Master of Public Policy program.

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