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Abhi Nemani

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

Summary: Entrepreneur, advisor, and scholar, Abhi Nemani has over 12 years of experience in technology leadership roles, with expertise in go-to-market, product, talent, and M&A, and he has raised $40M+ for civic tech organizations. He has built, led, and grown leading GovTech institutions, including Code for America, Los Angeles' Office of Data, and Sacramento's Office of Entrepreneurship. As a consultant, Abhi has helped tech companies grow from a handful of government clients to hundreds, helping tens of millions of people worldwide. A philosophy undergrad, Abhi holds graduate credentials in business from Stanford (eMBA), public administration from USC Price (MPA), and advanced finance from The Wharton School (AFP).


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)

Mentor / Judge

May 2022 - Present

Innovations in Justice Tech (GovTech Accelerator)

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

Jaunuary 2021 - December 2022

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