Jesse  Samberg

Jesse Samberg

Jesse Samberg is a Shared Services Fellow with the IBM Center for The Business of Government. Jesse comes to the Center after more than 25 years with New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) where he was the Director of their Shared Services initiatives. He created a new stand-alone shared service center to process all administrative functions, resulting in savings of $25 million annually. Prior to that, he was the Budget Deputy Director for MTA's Budget Office, responsible for managing an annual budget of over $13 billion, as well as representing MTA on the creation of the statewide energy market, the NYISO, and other all-agency strategic initiatives. Jesse’s other roles at the MTA included CFO of the MTA Card Company, and as Deputy Director of Real Estate where he created the first database of the MTA’s extensive property records, some of which went back 150 years. He attended the Yale School of Management and founded Head Start programs in the Greater New Haven area.