Jay  Nath

Jay Nath

As the Mayor’s Chief Innovation Officer for San Francisco and White House Champion of Change under President Obama, Jay Nath works with the community to help make government more equitable, effective, and responsive. Under his leadership, the Mayor’s Office of Civic Innovation launched the first of its kind Startup in Residence program in collaboration with the Obama White House, offering an on-premises incubator at City Hall, meant to apply startup ingenuity directly to pain points within government itself. Jay also created the Mayor’s Senior Fellowship program where cross-sector leaders spend one year in City Hall working on high impact projects. Jay has been a champion data, helping draft SF’s open data legislation. Prior to public service, Jay worked at a San Francisco startup as a VP of product and at PricewaterhouseCoopers as a senior consultant.