Seth Wainer

Newark, NJ

Seth Wainer is formerly the Chief Information Officer for Newark, New Jersey where he worked on expanding broadband access, building next generation fiber infrastructure, and digitizing city processes.  Previously, he worked in government for US Chief Technology Officer Todd Park at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and at the US Department of Health and Human Services. Seth also worked in politics for the Democratic National Committee and the Obama Campaign in 2008.  He is passionate about making technology work for the public sector in the 21st century. Seth received his B.A. from Columbia University and first went to work in planning and analytics for the Steve and Barry’s clothing company which launched the Starbury basketball shoe, America’s most popular basketball shoe for under $15.  Today he does consulting and is a proud husband and father of three.