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Abhi Nemani

[email protected] | 618.322.2220 | abhinemani.com | St. Louis, Missouri

Summary: Abhi has spent his career in government technology — building, leading, and growing some of the most influential GovTech institutions, including Code for America, Mayor of Los Angeles' Office of Data & Analytics, and Sacramento's Office of Entrepreneurship. As a consultant, he has helped companies grow from a handful of government clients to hundreds. Part investor, part operator, Abhi has over 12 years of experience in leadership roles, and he holds an eMBA from Stanford and has studied history at Oxford, public administration at the USC Price School, and advanced finance at the Wharton School.


Founder & Managing Director

February 2017 - Present


Civic Technology Lecturer

January 2019 - September 2019

University of Chicago

Chief Innovation Officer

January 2016 - February 2017

City of Sacramento

Chief Data Officer

September 2014 - October 2015

City of Los Angeles

Co-Executive Director

May 2010 - March 2014

Code for America

Previously: Chief of Staff, Director of Strategy & Communications


September 2006 - April 2010

Rose Institute of State and Local Government

Product Marketing

June 2009 - August 2009



Board of Directors

July 2022 - Present

Leading Cities (GovTech Accelerator / NGO)

University Challenge Selection Committee

May 2022 - Present

Public Interest Technology University Network (PIT-UN)


May 2021 - Present

CivicPulse (Public Policy NGO)

Mentor & Speaker

Jan 2020 - Present

Coding it Forward (GovTech NGO)

Leadership Circle

May 2019 - Present

SmartCityX (GovTech Accelerator)

Chair, Tech and Innovation Policy Committee

August 2017 - November 2018

Newsom for California (Governor)

Board Member / Vice-Chair

May 2014 - May 2017

OpenGov Foundation (GovTech NGO)


Recognition & Honors for Code for America

Recognition & Honors for City of Los Angeles





USC Price School of Public Policy

December 2020 - Present

Masters in Public Administration (MPA)

The Wharton School

September 2021 - September 2022

Advanced Finance Program (AFP)

Stanford Graduate School of Business

August 2020 - August 2021

Executive Masters of Business Administration (eMBA)

Oxford University

August 2008 - December 2008

Philosophy, Politics & Economics (First Class)

Claremont McKenna College

August 2006 - May 2010

B.A. in Philosophy, Politics & Economics (Honors); Magna Cum Laude