Incubating Technical Solutions with Global Impact

Rachel Haot, 1776

Incubating Technical Solutions with Global Impact

Rachel Haot, 1776

Rachel Haot is a managing director for New York City on the 1776 senior executive team. Previously, Rachel served as chief digital officer and deputy secretary for technology of New York State as part of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s executive chamber for two years, from January 2014 to December 2015. During her time in this role, landmark technology initiatives included Governor Cuomo’s historic $1 billion universal broadband plan, the $2 billion Smart School bond act to modernize education, and the relaunch of the state’s official website NY.gov, the first update in 15 years. Rachel also served under Mayor Michael Bloomberg as chief digital officer for the City of New York for three years, from 2011 through the end of Mayor Bloomberg’s administration in 2013.

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