Our Team

Anand Babu
Anand Babu Co-Head of Labs

Anand is Co-Head of Labs at Sidewalk Labs. He previously led efforts in Google's Special Projects team focused on cities and transportation and led product incubation within Google’s Machine Intelligence team.

Anand is Co-Head of Labs at Sidewalk Labs. He previously led efforts in Google’s Special Projects team focused on cities and transportation and led product incubation within Google’s Machine Intelligence team.

Prior to Google, Anand led platform strategy for Opower, a software company using real-time analytics to help utility customers save energy. He also led product for SkyDrive at Microsoft, growing it to 200 million consumer and enterprise users, and launched Azure, Microsoft’s cloud platform for developers. Previously, he worked as a venture investor at Crosslink Capital, where he led investments in cloud infrastructure and solar energy. Anand started his career as a consultant at Bain & Company.

Anand is originally from Peoria, Illinois and earned his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, MBA and M.S. in Engineering Management from Northwestern University / Kellogg School of Management. He lives with his wife and two sons in New York City, where he’s nurturing his kids’ interests in garbage trucks, trains, and maps.

Shaina Doar
Shaina Doar Head of City Operations

Shaina Doar is Head of City Operations at Sidewalk Labs. Most recently, Shaina served as the Chief of Staff to the Mayor’s Economic Council under Mayor Rahm Emanuel in Chicago.

Shaina Doar is Head of City Operations at Sidewalk Labs. Most recently, Shaina served as the Chief of Staff to the Mayor’s Economic Council under Mayor Rahm Emanuel in Chicago. In this role, she set the city’s economic development agenda and managed fiscal policy. Prior to her role in the Mayor’s Office, Shaina was the Director of the Plan for Economic Growth and Jobs, Mayor Emanuel’s economic development plan for the City of Chicago.

Before working with the City of Chicago, Shaina was an Engagement Manager in McKinsey & Company’s Chicago office. As a Public Sector Fellow, she led work in the public and social sector offices on a variety of strategic and reform topics including economic development, higher education, and infrastructure.

She holds an MBA from Northwestern University and a B.S. from the University of Notre Dame. Shaina lives in Chicago with her husband and two daughters. She enjoys travelling, running, and skiing, and is proud of her Minnesota heritage.

Willa Ng
Willa Ng Mobility Lead

Willa Ng is Mobility Lead at Sidewalk Labs. Her background is in transportation engineering and community engagement, with a focus on parking and transportation demand management.

Willa Ng is Mobility Lead at Sidewalk Labs. Her background is in transportation engineering and community engagement, with a focus on parking and transportation demand management.

At the City of Berkeley, Willa implemented a demand-responsive parking program, as well as transit and biking programs, under the city’s goBerkeley pilot. Willa previously worked at the New York City Department of Transportation managing the PARK Smart value-pricing program, the parking technology pilot program, two community-based transportation pilots, and the congestion pricing proposal environmental review.

Willa began as a transportation engineer at AECOM. She graduated from UC-Berkeley with an MS in transportation engineering and from MIT with BS degrees in civil engineering and management. She is a proud native New Yorker and recreational eater.

Mahmood Rahmani
Mahmood Rahmani Software Engineer - Flow

Mahmood is a Software Engineer at Sidewalk Labs working on Flow. Prior to joining Sidewalk, Mahmood worked on Google’s Better Cities project, evaluating urban traffic estimates from mobile phones and developing traffic prediction models.

Mahmood is a Software Engineer at Sidewalk Labs working on Flow.

Prior to joining Sidewalk, Mahmood worked on Google’s Better Cities project, evaluating urban traffic estimates from mobile phones and developing traffic prediction models. Over the last six years, he contributed significantly to the development of the intelligent transport lab of KTH, iMobility Lab.

Mahmood grew up in Tehran and studied software engineering at Beheshti University. In 2006, he moved to Sweden, where he earned an M.Sc. in Complex Adaptive Systems from Chalmers University of Technology and a Ph.D. in Transport Science from KTH Royal Institute of Technology. He now lives in Manhattan.

He enjoys playing team sports, especially floorball. He used to participate in RoboCup competitions and still has a passion for it.


We believe that when you put technologists and urbanists on the same team you have the potential to transform the urban environment.

Anand Babu
Anand Babu Co-Head of Labs

Anand is Co-Head of Labs at Sidewalk Labs. He previously led efforts in Google's Special Projects team focused on cities and transportation and led product incubation within Google’s Machine Intelligence team.

Anand is Co-Head of Labs at Sidewalk Labs. He previously led efforts in Google’s Special Projects team focused on cities and transportation and led product incubation within Google’s Machine Intelligence team.

Prior to Google, Anand led platform strategy for Opower, a software company using real-time analytics to help utility customers save energy. He also led product for SkyDrive at Microsoft, growing it to 200 million consumer and enterprise users, and launched Azure, Microsoft’s cloud platform for developers. Previously, he worked as a venture investor at Crosslink Capital, where he led investments in cloud infrastructure and solar energy. Anand started his career as a consultant at Bain & Company.

Anand is originally from Peoria, Illinois and earned his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, MBA and M.S. in Engineering Management from Northwestern University / Kellogg School of Management. He lives with his wife and two sons in New York City, where he’s nurturing his kids’ interests in garbage trucks, trains, and maps.

Shaina Doar
Shaina Doar Head of City Operations

Shaina Doar is Head of City Operations at Sidewalk Labs. Most recently, Shaina served as the Chief of Staff to the Mayor’s Economic Council under Mayor Rahm Emanuel in Chicago.

Shaina Doar is Head of City Operations at Sidewalk Labs. Most recently, Shaina served as the Chief of Staff to the Mayor’s Economic Council under Mayor Rahm Emanuel in Chicago. In this role, she set the city’s economic development agenda and managed fiscal policy. Prior to her role in the Mayor’s Office, Shaina was the Director of the Plan for Economic Growth and Jobs, Mayor Emanuel’s economic development plan for the City of Chicago.

Before working with the City of Chicago, Shaina was an Engagement Manager in McKinsey & Company’s Chicago office. As a Public Sector Fellow, she led work in the public and social sector offices on a variety of strategic and reform topics including economic development, higher education, and infrastructure.

She holds an MBA from Northwestern University and a B.S. from the University of Notre Dame. Shaina lives in Chicago with her husband and two daughters. She enjoys travelling, running, and skiing, and is proud of her Minnesota heritage.

Willa Ng
Willa Ng Mobility Lead

Willa Ng is Mobility Lead at Sidewalk Labs. Her background is in transportation engineering and community engagement, with a focus on parking and transportation demand management.

Willa Ng is Mobility Lead at Sidewalk Labs. Her background is in transportation engineering and community engagement, with a focus on parking and transportation demand management.

At the City of Berkeley, Willa implemented a demand-responsive parking program, as well as transit and biking programs, under the city’s goBerkeley pilot. Willa previously worked at the New York City Department of Transportation managing the PARK Smart value-pricing program, the parking technology pilot program, two community-based transportation pilots, and the congestion pricing proposal environmental review.

Willa began as a transportation engineer at AECOM. She graduated from UC-Berkeley with an MS in transportation engineering and from MIT with BS degrees in civil engineering and management. She is a proud native New Yorker and recreational eater.

Mahmood Rahmani
Mahmood Rahmani Software Engineer - Flow

Mahmood is a Software Engineer at Sidewalk Labs working on Flow. Prior to joining Sidewalk, Mahmood worked on Google’s Better Cities project, evaluating urban traffic estimates from mobile phones and developing traffic prediction models.

Mahmood is a Software Engineer at Sidewalk Labs working on Flow.

Prior to joining Sidewalk, Mahmood worked on Google’s Better Cities project, evaluating urban traffic estimates from mobile phones and developing traffic prediction models. Over the last six years, he contributed significantly to the development of the intelligent transport lab of KTH, iMobility Lab.

Mahmood grew up in Tehran and studied software engineering at Beheshti University. In 2006, he moved to Sweden, where he earned an M.Sc. in Complex Adaptive Systems from Chalmers University of Technology and a Ph.D. in Transport Science from KTH Royal Institute of Technology. He now lives in Manhattan.

He enjoys playing team sports, especially floorball. He used to participate in RoboCup competitions and still has a passion for it.

Daniel L. Doctoroff
Daniel L. Doctoroff Chairman and CEO

Dan was President and Chief Executive Officer of Bloomberg L.P., the leading provider of news and information to the global financial community, until December 2014.

Dan Doctoroff is Chairman and CEO of Sidewalk Labs.

Dan was President and Chief Executive Officer of Bloomberg L.P., the leading provider of news and information to the global financial community, until December 2014. During his tenure at Bloomberg, Dan led the company through the most severe financial crisis since the Great Depression by pursuing an aggressive strategy of investment, focused on enhancing the company’s core Terminal product, expanding into enterprise products and services, creating new businesses in government, law and energy, and building the company’s news operations, including its acquisition of Businessweek. During the seven years that he led the company, despite the financial crisis, Bloomberg’s organic revenues nearly doubled.

Prior to joining Bloomberg L.P., Dan served as Deputy Mayor for Economic Development and Rebuilding for the City of New York. With Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Dan led the city’s dramatic economic resurgence, spearheading the effort to reverse New York’s fiscal crisis after 9/11 through a five-borough economic development strategy. This plan included the most ambitious land-use transformation in the city’s modern history; the rebuilding of the World Trade Center site; the largest affordable housing program ever launched by an American city; and the formation of new Central Business Districts and Industrial Business Zones. Dan also oversaw the creation of PlaNYC, New York’s pathbreaking sustainability plan.

Before joining the Bloomberg administration, Dan was Managing Partner of the private equity investment firm Oak Hill Capital Partners. While at Oak Hill, Dan founded NYC2012, the organization that spearheaded efforts to bring the Olympic Games to the city.

Dan serves on the Boards of the University of Chicago, World Resources Institute, United States Olympic Committee, Bloomberg Philanthropies and Human Rights First. He is the founder of Target ALS, which raises funds for and has established a new model of collaboration to advance ALS research. He is a founder and chairman of Culture Shed, an innovative new cultural institution at the Hudson Yards in Manhattan. Dan is a graduate of Harvard College and The Law School at the University of Chicago. A native of Michigan, Dan has lived in New York for the past 32 years with his wife, Alisa. The Doctoroffs have three grown children.

Rohit T. Aggarwala
Rohit T. Aggarwala Co-Head of Labs

Rohit T. “Rit” Aggarwala is Co-Head of Labs at Sidewalk Labs. Previously, he headed the sustainability practice at Bloomberg Associates, a philanthropic consulting firm that serves city governments.

Rohit T. “Rit” Aggarwala is Co-Head of Labs at Sidewalk Labs. Previously, he headed the sustainability practice at Bloomberg Associates, a philanthropic consulting firm that serves city governments. He is also an Adjunct Professor of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University, and co-chairs the Regional Plan Association’s Fourth Regional Plan for the New York metropolitan area.

Rit served as Special Advisor to the Chair of the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group from 2010-2013, guiding the organization’s strategic transformation into a global leader. During that period, he also developed the environment program at Bloomberg Philanthropies, which grew to a total of $145 million in grants under his management.

Rit served as Director of New York City’s Office of Long-Term Planning and Sustainability from 2006-2010, and led the creation and implementation of “PlaNYC: A Greener, Greater New York.” PlaNYC has been hailed as one of the world’s best urban sustainability plans, leading New York City to a 19% reduction in its carbon footprint since 2005. Prior to joining City Hall, he was a management consultant at McKinsey & Company.

Rit holds a BA, MBA, and PhD from Columbia University, and an MA from Queen’s University in Ontario. He was born in New York City, where he now lives with wife and daughter.

Toyin Ajayi
Toyin Ajayi Chief Health Officer

Toyin Ajayi is Chief Health Officer of Sidewalk’s Care Lab. Toyin is a board-certified family physician who comes to us from the Commonwealth Care Alliance, where she was Chief Medical Officer.

Toyin Ajayi is Chief Health Officer of Sidewalk’s Care Lab, building a new digitally-enabled medical, behavioral health, and social service delivery model for urban populations with complex needs.

Prior to this, Toyin served as Chief Medical Officer of Commonwealth Care Alliance, a nationally-renowned integrated health plan and care delivery system for individuals dually-eligible for Medicare and Medicaid. In this role, she led clinical operations, spearheaded care delivery innovations, and oversaw multi-disciplinary teams of clinicians, community health workers, and administrators, serving more than 20,000 beneficiaries across the state of Massachusetts.

Toyin received her undergraduate degree from Stanford University; an MPhil from the University of Cambridge; and her medical degree, with Distinction in Clinical Practice, from King’s College London School of Medicine. She completed her residency training at Boston Medical Center.  Toyin is a board-certified family physician and continues to practice primary care and hospital medicine focused on patients with chronic, complex, and end-of-life needs.

Jack Amadeo
Jack Amadeo Software Engineer

Jack Amadeo is a Software Engineer at Sidewalk Labs. He comes to us from Bloomberg and Compass, where he built apps to help New Yorkers find real estate.

Jack Amadeo is a Software Engineer at Sidewalk Labs.

He joined Sidewalk after working at Compass, a real estate tech company, where he built applications to improve an experience many New Yorkers loathe: finding a new home. Before that, he was an engineer at Bloomberg working on high-performance collaboration, messaging, and internal CRM products.

A native New Englander, Jack came to New York to study Math at New York University and has called the city his home ever since. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife, with whom he can usually be found exploring the city on foot or by bicycle.

Chris Anderson
Chris Anderson Software Engineer

Chris Anderson is a software engineer focused on urban prototyping. He comes to Sidewalk Labs from The Office for Creative Research and Google.

Chris Anderson joins Sidewalk Labs as a software engineer focused on urban prototyping. He last worked at The Office for Creative Research, where he built mapping robots, democratized ad-trackers, and immersive data experiences. Before that, he ran a vagabond software consultancy and was a product manager at Google.

Chris graduated from Stanford University with a BS in Symbolic Systems and an MS in Computer Science. He recently moved to Manhattan and dreams about digital/physical sculpture.

Eric Baczuk
Eric Baczuk Designer-in-Residence

Eric is a Designer-in-Residence at Sidewalk Labs. Prior to joining Sidewalk, Eric served as the Design Lead for a Special Projects group at Google focused on innovation in urban infrastructure and the built environment.

Eric is a Designer-in-Residence at Sidewalk Labs. Prior to joining Sidewalk, Eric served as the Design Lead for a Special Projects group at Google focused on innovation in urban infrastructure and the built environment.

Prior to Google, Eric was a Senior Interaction Designer at frog, leading a number of client engagements across the fields of Hospitality, Healthcare, and Financial Services, as well as spearheading a thought leadership initiative called Aging in Place, focused on immersive home technology for seniors.

Before his time at frog, Eric was the GE research fellow at MIT’s Senseable City Lab, a designer at Foster+Partners in London, and a nominee for the Prix de Rome. Originally from Calgary, Canada, Eric has a B.Sc in Enivronmental Science from the University of Calgary, a M.Arch from Dalhousie University and a M.Des from Harvard University.

Mat Balez
Mat Balez Head of Product - Care Lab

Mat Balez is Head of Product of Sidewalk's Care Lab, exploring a new approach for delivering community-oriented healthcare to underserved urban populations.

Mat Balez is Head of Product of Sidewalk’s Care Lab, exploring a new approach for delivering community-oriented healthcare to underserved urban populations.

Previously, he was VP of Product at the Flatiron School, a New York City coding bootcamp where he brought to market Learn.co — the school’s GitHub-integrated online learning platform. Prior to that, Mat spent six years at Google as a Senior Product Manager working on Google Maps for mobile, Local Search, and Glass. He got his start in product management by helping to launch Defensio, a Montreal-based web security startup that was acquired by Forcepoint.

Born and raised in Northern Ontario, Mat has a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering and a M.Sc. in Operations Research, both from Queen’s University. He now lives in Manhattan’s Upper West Side with his wife and son. His interests include travel, cryptocurrency speculation, amateur philosophy, and Montreal bagels.

Brian Barlow 
Brian Barlow  Director of Infrastructure Investments

Brian Barlow is Director of Infrastructure Investments at Sidewalk Labs, where he leads the investment and partnership activity for our urban infrastructure initiatives.

Brian is Director of Infrastructure Investments at Sidewalk Labs, where he leads the investment and partnership activity for our urban infrastructure initiatives. Previously, Brian spent 11 years with the American Infrastructure Fund; he was a Managing Director and senior member of the team since its formation. He was instrumental in the development of many innovative tax efficient capital formation strategies, partnerships, and investments aimed at solving the U.S.’s complex urban infrastructure challenges.

Prior to the American Infrastructure Fund, Brian worked at Scion Capital, a Cupertino-based private investment fund investing in public, private and structured derivative markets worldwide. Earlier in his career, Brian helped launch and manage Broadview Capital Partners, a Bay Area-based growth equity investment fund, where he led the fund’s communications and fiber network investments.

Brian holds an MBA from Columbia University and a Bachelor’s degree from the College of Architecture and Urban Planning at the University of Washington.

Brian was born and raised in Seattle. He previously lived in New York City, but has called Silicon Valley his home for the past 20 years. He resides in Atherton, CA with his wife and five children. When he’s not thinking about how to change the world through intelligent infrastructure, he enjoys personal pursuits such as hiking, mountaineering, and skiing way too fast for his age.

 

Jacob Baskin
Jacob Baskin Software Engineer - Flow

Jacob is a software engineer at Sidewalk Labs, working on Flow.

Jacob is a software engineer at Sidewalk Labs, working on Flow.

Prior to joining Sidewalk, Jacob worked for Google in New York on its Doubleclick online advertising products, where he was part of the team that initially developed Doubleclick Ad Exchange, the Internet’s largest advertising marketplace. He has also worked on the large-scale data processing systems that power Google’s advertising analytics and reporting.

Jacob is originally from Toronto, Canada, and in 2008 graduated with a degree in Computer Science from Brown University, where his research interests included how algorithms can assist with human decision-making. When not at work, he enjoys singing folk songs, playing pub trivia, and taking long walks around New York’s outer boroughs.

Sarah Ruth Boyer
Sarah Ruth Boyer Associate, Talent

Sarah Ruth Boyer is Associate, Talent, at Sidewalk Labs. Before joining Sidewalk, Sarah Ruth ran operations recruiting at Oscar Insurance, where she helped scale the company.

Sarah Ruth Boyer is Associate, Talent, at Sidewalk Labs. Before joining Sidewalk, Sarah Ruth ran operations recruiting at Oscar Insurance, where she helped scale the company.

Originally from Florida, Sarah Ruth graduated with a BA in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics from The King’s College and subsequently studied at Oxford and the John Jay Institute. She is overly fond of brussels sprouts and enjoys the Romanesque Revival architecture in her neighborhood in Brooklyn.

Marie Buckingham
Marie Buckingham Associate Director, Labs

Marie Buckingham is Associate Director of Labs at Sidewalk Labs. Passionate about energy and the climate, she’s worked on renewable energy policy with the Masdar Institute for the United Arab Emirates, as a senior fellow with the Institute on Science for Global Policy, and as a researcher for Columbia University’s Center on Global Energy Policy.

Marie Buckingham is Associate Director of Labs at Sidewalk Labs. Passionate about energy and the climate, she’s worked on renewable energy policy with the Masdar Institute for the United Arab Emirates, as a senior fellow with the Institute on Science for Global Policy, and as a researcher for Columbia University’s Center on Global Energy Policy.

Marie studied environmental management and economics at Indiana University, and recently completed an MPA in environmental science and policy at Columbia University. She grew up in Louisville, Kentucky, and now lives in Brooklyn. She loves to climb rocks, go on short runs, and experiment with cooking.

Alisa Burnett
Alisa Burnett Payroll Manager

Alisa Burnett is the Payroll Manager for Sidewalk Labs.

Alisa Burnett is the Payroll Manager for Sidewalk Labs. Prior to joining Sidewalk, Alisa worked for Droga5, an independent advertising agency on Wall Street. A native New Yorker, Alisa is passionate about her community, public education, and her Caribbean roots. In her free time, you can find Alisa teaching science to TASC students, cheering for Chelsea FC, or searching for cream cheese sales so she can bake cheesecakes.

Kat Busch
Kat Busch Software Engineer - Model Lab

Kat is an Engineer in Sidewalk's Model Lab.

Kat is an Engineer in Sidewalk’s Model Lab.

Before joining Sidewalk she worked at Dropbox where she tech led the company’s web performance efforts. She also worked on shared mobile infrastructure for Dropbox’s mobile apps and on the Dropbox desktop client.

Kat is a native of New York City. She moved to California to study Computer Science at Stanford University where she earned a BS in Systems and an MS in AI.

Matt Breuer
Matt Breuer Associate Product Manager

Matt is an Associate Product Manager. Before joining Sidewalk Labs, he was a Senior Associate Consultant for Bain & Company.

Matt is an Associate Product Manager at Sidewalk Labs. Before joining Sidewalk, he was a Senior Associate Consultant for Bain & Company’s San Francisco office, where he worked on a variety of technology, alternative investment, and energy projects.

Matt earned an Sc.B in Electrical Engineering from Brown University. While at Brown, he co-founded the Techstyle Haus team, which built the world’s first Passivehaus-certified house with a textile enclosure.

Originally from Boston, Matt is one of those Boston sports fans and a stalwart Tom Brady defender. He also likes backpacking, skiing, playing piano, and seeing live music around his Greenwich Village neighborhood.

Laura Capucilli
Laura Capucilli Associate, Development

Laura Capucilli is an Associate, Development at Sidewalk Labs, having previously worked in New York City government as an Urban Fellow turned Policy Advisor for City Hall's operations team.

Laura Capucilli is an Associate, Development at Sidewalk Labs. She began her career in New York City government as an Urban Fellow turned Policy Advisor for City Hall’s operations team. Following the end of the Bloomberg administration, Laura served as a project manager on the renovation and repositioning of the New York Public Library’s flagship branch at Bryant Park.

Laura graduated from the University of Chicago with a degree in Public Policy and a Minor in Human Rights. She recently earned an MBA from NYU Stern. While at Stern, Laura worked with the Marron Institute’s Urbanization Project on a sustainable development plan for a city in central Ethiopia and at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts with its international department. Laura is a morning person, foodie, dog person, and cellist.

Nick Chim
Nick Chim Head of Model Lab

Nick is Head of Sidewalk's Model Lab. Prior to joining Sidewalk Labs, Nick was co-founder and CEO of Flux, a spinout from Google[x] building software tools to help architects and engineers design more efficiently and sustainably.

Nick is Head of Sidewalk’s Model Lab. Prior to joining Sidewalk Labs, Nick was co-founder and CEO of Flux, a spinout from Google[x] building software tools to help architects and engineers design more efficiently and sustainably.

An entrepreneur at heart, Nick worked at two startups (Aardvark, acquired by Google, and Big Tent, acquired by Care.com) prior to joining Google in engineering and product leadership roles.

Nick holds a B.S. degree in aeronautical engineering from UC-Davis and an M.S. degree in Aero/Astro from Stanford University. He currently lives in San Francisco with his wife and young daughter.

Theresa Coffin
Theresa Coffin Head of Clinical Operations - Care Lab

Theresa Coffin is Head of Clinical Operations for Sidewalk's Care Lab, joining us from the Mount Sinai Health System.

Theresa Coffin is Head of Clinical Operations for Sidewalk’s Care Lab. In this role, Theresa develops and implements the foundation to support Care Lab’s clinical hubs, providing medical and social care built around the needs of the local community.  Theresa’s aim is to develop a nimble, efficient, and effective model of care, leveraging innovative technology and an individualized approach that can be scaled to meet the needs of a larger population.

Prior to this role, Theresa worked at the Mount Sinai Health System, where she worked directly with government, labor, and commercial entities aimed at improving quality and consistency of care for individuals and collaborated with clinical, operational, and business leadership to stand up new value-based programs.  These programs, ranging from the Medicare Shared Savings Program ACO to the operations of a union health center, made comprehensive primary care services available outside of the confines of the fee-for-service structure.

Theresa graduated from the University of New Hampshire and received a master’s degree in Health Services Management and Policy from The New School.  When she is not working, Theresa enjoys living in Brooklyn with her husband and puppy, contemplating running in Prospect Park, and sampling nearly every flavor of Ample Hills ice cream.

Alyssa Harvey Dawson
Alyssa Harvey Dawson General Counsel, Head of Legal

Alyssa Harvey Dawson is General Counsel, Head of Legal, at Sidewalk Labs, having worked previously at Harman International Industries and Netflix.

Alyssa Harvey Dawson is General Counsel, Head of Legal, at Sidewalk Labs. Before joining Sidewalk, Alyssa was a Vice President in Legal at Harman International Industries, the audio and connected car company. While at Harman, Alyssa managed a global team of attorneys, paralegals, and technology specialists and developed the global IP strategy, working closely with Harman’s corporate technology office and business divisions. As part of the IP strategy, she established a revenue-generating business segment focused on deriving additional value from Harman’s many technologies, brands and patents.

Prior to Harman, Alyssa was at Netflix, where she worked with the business and product development teams on putting in place the strategy and complex licensing agreements that put Netflix on every major consumer electronics device. She also developed the IP strategy, focusing on strategic patenting and globalizing the company’s trademarks. Alyssa also worked at Autodesk, where she served as division counsel to multiple business units and lead counsel for sales and operations; led on several important acquisitions for the company; and advised on general corporate law, product marketing, copyright, privacy, open-source matters, and sales and distribution agreements.

Alyssa was in private practice for five years at the law firms of Latham & Watkins and Cooley Godward, and she worked on broadcast and communications deals, practiced before the FCC, did venture capital financings on both the company and VC side, and worked on securities filings for public companies.

Alyssa earned her undergraduate degree with honors from the Honors College at Michigan State University and her law degree from Georgetown University Law Center, where she graduated cum laude and was an editor on the Georgetown Law Journal. Alyssa has served on the Advisory Board for the Women, Influence and Power in Law conference, has played an active role in ChIPs, serves on the Advisory Board for the Quello Center for Telecommunication Management and Law, and is a member of the Michigan State University Honors College Alumni Board.

Born in Gary, Indiana, Alyssa grew up in New Jersey and now lives in Connecticut with her husband and son. She enjoys family bike rides, teaching her son card games, watching him play baseball and soccer, cheering on the Raiders, and getting beat at chess (on occasion) by her son.

Mike Delucia
Mike Delucia Associate Director of Investments

Mike Delucia is an Associate Director of Investments at Sidewalk Labs, having previously financed energy and cleantech companies.

Mike Delucia is an Associate Director of Investments at Sidewalk Labs. Before joining Sidewalk, Mike was a VP at the Macquarie Group, where he financed consumer-oriented energy and cleantech companies. Previously he was an associate at Nereus Capital, a fund investing in sustainable infrastructure in South Asia. Mike began his career at JP Morgan covering biotech and healthcare services companies. He graduated from Brown University, where he studied economics and philosophy. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling, music, and board games.

Carrie (Denning) Jackson
Carrie (Denning) Jackson Chief of Staff

Carrie is the Chief of Staff at Sidewalk Labs and has a background in all things city-tech.

Carrie is the Chief of Staff at Sidewalk Labs and has a background in all things city-tech.

Prior to Sidewalk Labs, Carrie spent three years as part of IBM’s Smarter Cities team, focusing on intelligent transportation applications. Before IBM, Carrie was a Lorry I. Lokey Fellow at the Environmental Defense Fund, where she worked on sustainable transportation at the California and federal levels.

Carrie has published articles on sustainable urbanism and GIS in Biological Conservation, The Chronicle of Higher Education, and the Nature Conservancy’s Science Chronicles. She’s conducted research for a wide range of think tanks and organizations, including the Brookings Institution, Bloomberg Associates, San Francisco Planning and Urban Research, and Bombay First. She also spent time during her MBA at China Vanke, China’s largest residential real estate developer.

Carrie has a BA, MA, and MBA from Stanford University, where she was an Academic All-American on the sailing team. She loves hot sauce and is always searching for new flavors.

Adam Feldman
Adam Feldman Product Manager - Flow

Adam is a Product Manager at Sidewalk Labs, leading parking and transit efforts for Flow. He comes to Sidewalk from Twitter, where he worked on Vine and video-related efforts in their New York office.

Adam is a Product Manager at Sidewalk Labs, leading parking and transit efforts for Flow.

He comes to Sidewalk from Twitter, where he worked on Vine and video-related efforts in their New York office. While there, his role encompassed defining the product roadmap and starting the data science team. Prior to Twitter, he served in a special projects role at Flatiron Health and helped to launch video monetization features at YouTube.

Originally from New York, Adam studied political science at the University of Pennsylvania.

Jan Fiegel
Jan Fiegel Head of Talent

Jan is Head of Talent at Sidewalk Labs. Before joining Sidewalk, Jan built the recruiting function at Oscar Insurance, with hundreds of hires during his tenure.

Jan is Head of Talent at Sidewalk Labs.

Before joining Sidewalk, Jan built the recruiting function at Oscar Insurance, with hundreds of hires during his tenure. He has recruited for growth companies in Germany and the U.K. before coming to NYC in 2014.

Originally from Germany, Jan studied International Affairs in Switzerland. He enjoys photography and travel, and lives in Brooklyn with his wife.

Morgan Fixel
Morgan Fixel Business Development Lead - Flow

Morgan is the Business Development Lead for Sidewalk Labs, focusing on parking and transit efforts for Flow. She has two years of operational and business development experience within the parking world, where she developed new markets and grew existing portfolios for national and regional parking operators.

Morgan is the Business Development Lead for Sidewalk Labs, focusing on parking and transit efforts for Flow. She has two years of operational and business development experience within the parking world, where she developed new markets and grew existing portfolios for national and regional parking operators.

Prior to parking, Morgan did business development for various start-ups, covering a range of industries and specialties. She attended Washington University in St. Louis, and graduated with a B.B.A. from the Olin Business School. She currently sits on the Olin Alumni Board, and is an active member of the Michael J. Fox Foundation.

Morgan lives in New York City and originates from South Florida. In her free time, she enjoys exploring new cities, hiking, biking, and spending time with her niece and nephew.

Kael Greco
Kael Greco Software Engineer

Kael is a Software Engineer at Sidewalk Labs. Prior to joining Sidewalk, Kael co-founded Many Trees, where he helped develop a unified platform for data processing, machine learning, and visualization using GPUs.

Kael is a Software Engineer at Sidewalk Labs. Prior to joining Sidewalk, Kael co-founded Many Trees, where he helped develop a unified platform for data processing, machine learning, and visualization using GPUs.

Kael holds master’s degrees from MIT’s Engineering Systems Division and the Department of Urban Studies and Planning. At MIT, Kael worked as a researcher in the Senseable City Lab to develop algorithms for understanding human mobility patterns with data. Kael also holds a Master of Fine Arts from the University of California San Diego, and bachelor’s degrees in Computer Science, Mathematics, and Art from the University of Wisconsin Madison.

Johanna Greenbaum
Johanna Greenbaum Planning and Development Director

Johanna Greenbaum is the Director of Planning and Development at Sidewalk Labs.

Johanna Greenbaum is the Director of Planning and Development at Sidewalk Labs.

Before joining Sidewalk, Johanna led the development of Greenpoint Landing, a large-scale project along the Brooklyn waterfront. Prior to that Johanna served in ​Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg’s administration ​on both the Operations and Economic Development teams — focusing on land use, affordable housing, and transportation. ​Before City Hall, Johanna practiced land use and development law, guiding​ private real estate projects through public review.  

Johanna earned a B.A. from Harvard University and a J.D. from Georgetown University.​

Bay Gross
Bay Gross Product Manager - Care Lab

Bay is a Product Manager at Sidewalk's Care Lab, working on incubation efforts. He comes to Sidewalk from Thrive Capital, a NYC-based venture capital firm where he focused on consumer media, developer infrastructures, and virtual reality.

Bay is a Product Manager at Sidewalk’s Care Lab, working on incubation efforts.

He comes to Sidewalk from Thrive Capital, a NYC-based venture capital firm where he focused on consumer media, developer infrastructures, and virtual reality. Prior to Thrive, he was in product at Google and YouTube, working primarily out of the Zurich, Bangalore, and New York branches.

Originally from Oregon, Bay enjoys skiing and hiking whenever possible. He graduated with honors in computer science from Yale University, and now lives in Gramercy.

Frank Guzzone
Frank Guzzone Product Designer - Care Lab

Frank is a Product Designer at Sidewalk’s Care Lab. He comes to Sidewalk from Oscar Insurance, where he was the design lead on several projects including Oscar Concierge and the launch of Oscar for Business. Prior to Oscar, he worked as a designer at Google Creative Labs.

Frank is a Product Designer at Sidewalk’s Care Lab. He comes to Sidewalk from Oscar Insurance, where he was the design lead on several projects including Oscar Concierge and the launch of Oscar for Business. Prior to Oscar, he worked as a designer at Google Creative Labs.

Originally from the Fairfax, Virginia, Frank lives in Park Slope with his girlfriend and chubby bulldog, Boomer. He graduated from VCU Brandcenter with an M.Sc. in Business and attended the University of Virginia for undergrad.

Logan Hasson
Logan Hasson Software Engineer - Care Lab

Logan is a Software Engineer at Sidewalk's Care Lab.

Logan is a Software Engineer at Sidewalk’s Care Lab.

Prior to joining Sidewalk, Logan spent several years at Flatiron School building their online learning platform, Learn.co. While there, he worked on everything from chat systems to a cross-platform, cloud-based integrated development environment for students new to programming. Before that, he was a 6th grade ELA teacher in the Bronx.

Logan grew up in North Carolina and graduated from Duke University with a B.A. in English. He currently lives on the Lower East Side with the best looking Mini Australian Shepherd in town. In his free time, Logan reads an obscene number of books, does improv, is a sucker for film photography, occasionally dusts off his violin, and tries desperately to enjoy running.

Eric Jaffe
Eric Jaffe Editorial Director

Eric Jaffe is Editorial Director of Sidewalk Labs. He previously served as New York Bureau Chief for CityLab, The Atlantic’s site devoted to urban life, where his own writing focused on transportation policy and the science of cities.

Eric Jaffe is Editorial Director of Sidewalk Labs.

He previously served as New York Bureau Chief for CityLab, The Atlantic’s site devoted to urban life, where his own writing focused on transportation policy and the science of cities. In 2014 he edited a year-long series called the Future of Transportation, which explored what tomorrow will hold for metro area mobility.

Eric has contributed to many publications as a freelancer, including Fast Company, where he wrote a regular Co.Design column called Evidence. He’s also the author of two books, including The King’s Best Highway (Scribner, 2010), a social history of U.S. transportation.

Eric holds a BA from the University of Michigan and an MS in journalism from Columbia University. Originally from Washington, D.C., he’s lived in New York since 2008, and no longer knows if he’s a Washingtonian or a New Yorker.

Alison James
Alison James Executive Assistant

Alison James is an Executive Assistant at Sidewalk Labs.

Alison James is an Executive Assistant at Sidewalk Labs. Prior to Sidewalk, she was manager and coach at several CrossFit gyms in the New York City area. She graduated from Yale with a B.A. in Italian studies and blames her degree for her coffee obsession and pasta snobbery. She loves her current neighborhood, the West Village.

Justin Joachimiak
Justin Joachimiak Executive Assistant

Justin is an Executive Assistant at Sidewalk Labs.

Prior to joining Sidewalk Labs, Justin received his Master's in International Affairs from The New School in New York City, and served two years in the Peace Corps in Tanzania teaching English to secondary school students.

Justin is an Executive Assistant at Sidewalk Labs.

Prior to joining Sidewalk Labs, Justin received his Master’s in International Affairs from The New School in New York City, and served two years in the Peace Corps in Tanzania teaching English to secondary school students.

Originally from Buffalo, New York, Justin received his B.A. from SUNY Binghamton in Philosophy. In his free time, Justin enjoys running with his dog, reading about history, and cooking.

Michael Kalt
Michael Kalt Senior Advisor

Michael is Senior Advisor at Sidewalk Labs. Michael is also the founder of Partners Path Capital, a multifamily investment office that focuses on real estate and specialty private equity transactions. Prior to Partners Path, Michael was Senior Vice President of Development and Business Affairs for the Tampa Bay Rays, where he was part of a core management team that turned around what had been one of the most moribund franchises in professional sports.

Michael is Senior Advisor at Sidewalk Labs. Michael is also the founder of Partners Path Capital, a multifamily investment office that focuses on real estate and specialty private equity transactions. Prior to Partners Path, Michael was Senior Vice President of Development and Business Affairs for the Tampa Bay Rays, where he was part of a core management team that turned around what had been one of the most moribund franchises in professional sports.

Michael previously worked in Mayor Bloomberg’s office as a senior advisor to the New York City Deputy Mayor for Economic Development. In that capacity, he managed relations between the Mayor’s Office and the city’s Economic Development Corporation, coordinated area-wide planning and economic development initiatives through the five boroughs, and served as the city’s point person for the development of the new Yankee Stadium, CitiField, and the Barclays Center.

Before joining the Bloomberg Administration, Michael was a management consultant with McKinsey and Company where he focused on addressing both strategic and operating issues for media and telecommunications firms.

Michael received his BA in Political Science and Urban Studies from Brown University and his JD from Harvard Law School. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife and two children.

David Katz
David Katz Software Engineer

David Katz is a Software Engineer at Sidewalk Labs.

David Katz is a Software Engineer at Sidewalk Labs.

Before joining Sidewalk, David worked on Google Search in New York where he helped to improve both the quality and freshness of the content ranking within knowledge panels.

David completed his B.S. and M.S. in Electrical Engineering at The Cooper Union. His research focused on augmenting an approximate nearest neighbors index in order to efficiently support user interaction within recommendation systems.

In his free time, David is a both a table tennis and strategy game enthusiast. He also enjoys tinkering with electronics. Recently, David was invited to China to showcase String2String, his low cost alternative to a smartboard, in the US-China Young Maker Competition.

Stephen Kennedy
Stephen Kennedy Product Designer - Flow

Stephen is a Product Designer at Sidewalk Labs, working on Flow. Prior to joining Sidewalk, Stephen was on IDEO.org's financial health team, researching the use of mobile money in low-income communities of East Africa.

Stephen is a Product Designer at Sidewalk Labs, working on Flow.

Prior to joining Sidewalk, Stephen was on IDEO.org’s financial health team, researching the use of mobile money in low-income communities of East Africa. He was also a Design and Technology Fellow with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, designing digital products to make financial markets more equitable. These included a mapping tool that highlights discriminatory lending practices (commonly known as redlining) based on data available through the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act.

Stephen’s background spans both industrial and interaction design, as well as cartography, participatory planning, and urban design. When he’s not focusing on any of that, he’s probably trying to perfect his grandmother’s cheesecake recipe. An Atlanta native, Stephen holds a bachelor’s degree from Georgia Tech in Industrial Design, and a master’s from MIT in Urban Planning.

Tom Kennedy
Tom Kennedy Hardware Engineer

Tom is a Hardware Engineer at Sidewalk Labs. Prior to Sidewalk Labs, Tom was founder and CEO of ReFactory, a design consultancy and electronics manufacturing firm. Located in Brooklyn, New York, ReFactory helped small companies and startups design, prototype, and manufacture electronic products.

Tom is a Hardware Engineer at Sidewalk Labs.  Prior to Sidewalk Labs, Tom was founder and CEO of ReFactory, a design consultancy and electronics manufacturing firm. Located in Brooklyn, New York, ReFactory helped small companies and startups design, prototype, and manufacture electronic products.  ReFactory was born out of Tom’s experience with EnergyHub, the first company he co-founded, where as CTO and Director of Hardware Engineering, he led the development and manufacturing of an energy management ecosystem of connected devices.  Tom sat on EnergyHub’s Board of Directors up until its acquisition by Alarm.com.

Before Tom’s entrepreneurial endeavors, he was an Electrical Engineer at Honeybee Robotics, where he worked as the lead Electrical Engineer for the Sample Manipulation System, a critical subsystem of the Sample Analysis at Mars instrument, which continues to operate aboard the Curiosity rover on the surface of Mars.  Tom earned his Bachelor of Engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology.

When Tom isn’t designing hardware, he loves spending time with his family and cooking overly complicated meals.  As a side project, he is creating an iPad-like toy for his toddler son that incorporates more external buttons, knobs, and lights than he’ll know what to do with.

Sven Kreiss
Sven Kreiss Senior Data Scientist

Sven is Senior Data Scientist at Sidewalk Labs. He previously led the machine-learning efforts at the New York-based startup Wildcard, where he worked on structured learning problems, topic modeling, and content recommendation.

Sven is Senior Data Scientist at Sidewalk Labs. He previously led the machine-learning efforts at the New York-based startup Wildcard, where he worked on structured learning problems, topic modeling, and content recommendation. Prior to Wildcard, Sven developed statistical tools and methods used in particle physics research.

Sven grew up in Germany and studied mathematical physics at the University of Edinburgh before earning his PhD in physics at New York University. For his research in particle physics he spent a year at CERN in Switzerland and was on the core team that discovered the Higgs boson.

Micah Lasher
Micah Lasher Head of External Affairs

Micah Lasher is Head of External Affairs for Sidewalk Labs, where he oversees public policy and communications, drawing on his experiences at the intersection of government and technology.

Micah Lasher is Head of External Affairs for Sidewalk Labs, where he oversees public policy and communications, drawing on his experiences at the intersection of government and technology.

Before joining Sidewalk, Micah served as Chief of Staff to New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, where he helped run a staff of 1,800 people responsible for the state’s legal affairs and for legal advocacy on behalf of residents. In this role, he worked extensively on formulating new regulatory approaches to emerging technology and on issues related to data privacy and security.

Previously, Micah was Director of State Legislative Affairs for the City of New York under Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, where he was responsible for advancing New York City’s comprehensive legislative agenda. Prior to his work at City Hall, Micah served as a top official in the New York City school system, an aide to Congressman Jerry Nadler, and a founding partner of KnickerbockerSKD, a strategic communications consultancy.

Micah serves on the boards of 
the Community Service Society, New York’s leading anti-poverty organization, and the Riverside
 Park Conservancy, as well as on the Leadership Council of Tech:NYC. He earned a BA in sociology from New York University. A lifelong New Yorker who finally broke down and learned how to drive in December 2016, Micah lives in Manhattan with his wife and three children.

Sara J. Lewis
Sara J. Lewis Director, Legal

Sara J. Lewis is Sidewalk Labs' Legal Director. Before joining Sidewalk, she was a corporate attorney at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz.

Sara J. Lewis is Director, Legal of Sidewalk Labs.

Prior to joining Sidewalk, Sara was a corporate attorney at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, where her practice focused on mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, and securities law matters. There she advised both public and private companies as well as private equity firms on a wide variety of corporate transactions, including acquisitions and divestitures, carve-outs, restructurings, joint ventures, investments, financings, leveraged buyouts, and other complex capital market transactions.

Sara received an Honors B.A. in Philosophy and Women’s Studies, summa cum laude, from St. Louis University and her J.D., summa cum laude with Order of the Coif distinction, from Stanford Law School, where she served as articles editor of the Stanford Law Review.

Sara loves living in New York City and can often be seen walking her dog, Buster, in the West Village.

Corinna Li
Corinna Li City Lead for Transit and Mobility Services - Flow

Corinna is City Lead for Transit and Mobility Services, working on Flow. Prior to Sidewalk Labs, Corinna led research on mobile technologies for urban transportation, throughout her graduate studies at MIT.

Corinna is City Lead for Transit and Mobility Services, working on Flow.

Prior to Sidewalk Labs, Corinna led research on mobile technologies for urban transportation, throughout her graduate studies at MIT. She worked with transit agencies in Boston and Singapore to develop and pilot smartphone platforms, and investigated the impact of e-hail apps on the for-hire transportation industry. Her professional experiences also include Uber, Parsons Brinckerhoff, and the Urban China Initiative at McKinsey.

Corinna holds a B.A. in Ethics, Politics, and Economics from Yale, and an M.S. in Transportation and a Master in City Planning from MIT. As a child, she once fell into an uncovered sidewalk manhole in the darkness of night, so she’s come full circle by working at Sidewalk Labs.

Amy Kyleen Lute
Amy Kyleen Lute Manager of Business Operations - Flow

Amy Kyleen Lute is the Manager of Business Operations at Flow. Previously, she worked in venture capital and various startups, including her own.

Amy Kyleen Lute is the Manager of Business Operations at Flow.

Previously, she worked in venture capital and various startups, including her own. She was part of the founding team at the Middle East’s first tech accelerator and seed investment fund, and went on to found her own e-commerce company and work in strategy, product, and operational roles with a variety startups in MENA and the U.S. She loves that Flow is building socially relevant and commercially viable products.

Amy Kyleen also loves dancing, climbing, speaking Arabic, and eating cookies.

Chris Macies
Chris Macies Finance Director

Chris is Finance Director at Sidewalk Labs.

Chris is Finance Director at Sidewalk Labs.

Prior to Sidewalk, Chris has been working with Alphabet/Google since 2013. He was part of Deloitte’s CFO Program, which aimed to develop next generation finance leaders, and focused on finance org and op models following CFO transitions. He started his career working with local, state, and federal governments to execute large-scale infrastructure programs, ranging from disaster recovery programs in Louisiana, Colorado, and Texas, to the World Cup in Qatar.

Chris was born in Canada, and has two younger sisters. He has lived in New York City since 2005, and people thought he was crazy for studying Architecture and Economics as an undergrad. He currently resides in the Financial District with his partner Matthew and their two cats. He is passionate about the intersection of infrastructure, technology, and finance, and the impact it will have on communities and the people who live in them.

Drew Majkut
Drew Majkut Associate, Talent

Drew Majkut builds Sidewalk Labs' engineering, product, and design teams. He previously worked at Oscar, where he helped grow the company's software engineering and risk departments.

Drew Majkut is an Associate, Talent, building Sidewalk Labs’ engineering, product, and design teams. Before Sidewalk, he helped to grow Oscar’s software engineering and risk departments. He is passionate about employer brand, candidate experience, and building scalable operations.

Drew is originally from Massachusetts. He graduated from Connecticut College summa cum laude with a degree in International Relations and studied abroad at the Vietnam National University in Hanoi. A washed-up long distance runner, Drew loves carbs and gin and tonics. He lives on the Upper East Side with his fish.

Dan May
Dan May Associate Director of Investments

Dan May is an Associate Director of Investments at Sidewalk Labs, having previously worked on application software investments in public safety, waste management, healthcare, and other areas.

Dan May is an Associate Director of Investments at Sidewalk Labs. Prior to Sidewalk, Dan was a member of the investment team at Insight Venture Partners, a technology-focused private equity and venture capital firm based in New York. At Insight, Dan focused on application software investments in public safety, waste management, healthcare, and other verticals. Dan grew up in Nashville, Tennessee, and graduated from Princeton with a degree in Political Economy. He lives with his wife in Brooklyn and loves to travel.

James Merkin
James Merkin Associate, City Operations

James is Associate, City Operations, at Sidewalk Labs.

James is Associate, City Operations, at Sidewalk Labs.

Prior to joining Sidewalk, James was a consultant in Bain & Company’s New York office. While there he worked across a range of industries including insurance, healthcare, consumer goods, and retail. He also did a seven-month rotation in Bain’s private equity consulting group, working with funds to assess prospective investments.

James was raised just outside Manhattan in Englewood, New Jersey. In his free time, he enjoys playing basketball, going to concerts, traveling, and catching the latest movies. He graduated from Harvard with a degree in History.

Amanda Meurer
Amanda Meurer Software Engineer

Amanda Meurer is a Software Engineer at Sidewalk Labs, having previously worked at Earnest and Intel.

Amanda Meurer is a Software Engineer at Sidewalk Labs. Prior to Sidewalk, Amanda worked at Earnest, a financial technology company in San Francisco, where she helped build the platform for the bank of the future. Before joining Earnest, Amanda was a hardware engineer at Intel, where she worked on the design and verification of integrated memory controllers for Intel’s x86 server product line. Amanda is from Corpus Christi, Texas. She studied Electrical Engineering at Rice University. In her spare time, Amanda enjoys writing short stories, reading, and playing tennis.

Trista Miller
Trista Miller Associate of Investments

Trista Miller is an Associate of Investments at Sidewalk Labs, having previously worked at Goldman Sachs and the NYC Economic Development Corporation.

Trista Miller is an Associate of Investments at Sidewalk Labs. Most recently, Trista worked at Goldman Sachs in investment banking in Sydney and New York. Prior to that, she worked at the New York City Economic Development Corporation. Trista has an MBA from Cornell and a BA from Yale. In her spare time, she loves running, hiking, SCUBA diving, and snowboarding.

Brennan Moore
Brennan Moore Software Engineer - Care Lab

Brennan is a software engineer at Sidewalk Labs working on Care.

Brennan is a software engineer at Sidewalk Labs working on Care. Prior to joining Sidewalk, Brennan served as head of software for Motivate (the company behind the CitiBike program) and the director of web engineering for Artsy, where he lead efforts to build out the initial editorial site and live auction platform as well as open sourcing the public-facing site. He has a fine arts degree from the Boston Museum School and Tufts University, which he totally puts to use all the time.

When not building things, Brennan can be found searching for great BBQ (eastern North Carolina style especially) and hot pot.

Craig Nevill-Manning
Craig Nevill-Manning Head of Engineering

Craig is Head of Engineering at Sidewalk Labs, leading the engineering team – which focuses on developing new urban technologies – and working with portfolio companies to develop their engineering teams and technology.

Craig is Head of Engineering at Sidewalk Labs, leading the engineering team – which focuses on developing new urban technologies – and working with portfolio companies to develop their engineering teams and technology. Before joining Sidewalk Labs, he founded Google’s first remote engineering center, located in New York City. In his role as Engineering Director at Google, he oversaw the development of products including Google Local (now Maps) and Froogle (now Google Shopping), as well as features of web search such as Question Answering and Web Definitions.

As engineering director of Google.org, Google’s philanthropic arm, he co-founded Google.org’s Flu Trends and Crisis Response projects, providing maps, imagery and a missing persons service after crises in Japan and elsewhere.

Prior to joining Google in 2000, he was an assistant professor in the Computer Science Department at Rutgers University, and a Post-Doctoral Fellow in the Biochemistry Department at Stanford University. He is the author of 44 peer-reviewed academic publications, and was awarded a Career Grant by the National Science Foundation for work combining information retrieval and computational biology.

A native of New Zealand, he earned a BSc in Computer Science from Canterbury University and a PhD in Computer Science from Waikato University. Passionate about great coffee, he co-founded Happy Bones café in Little Italy with his wife Kirsten and partners from New Zealand.

Nina Nappa
Nina Nappa Executive Assistant

Nina Nappa is an Executive Assistant at Sidewalk Labs.

Nina Nappa is an Executive Assistant at Sidewalk Labs.

Prior to joining Sidewalk, she worked as a corporate immigration Paralegal at Gibney, Anthony & Flaherty, LLP in New York City. Nina graduated with honors in International Relations from Boston University, where she focused on International Systems and World Order.

Originally from Rhode Island, Nina enjoys traveling, hiking, and binge watching TV series on Netflix with her 16-year-old cat, Zeno. She spends her free time discovering up-and-coming restaurants and trying as many international candies as possible—though gummy candy is her ultimate weakness. In her past life, Nina was an active oil painter and volunteered teaching English classes and job skills to refugees. She is always excited to chat about current events/diversifying her Spotify playlist.

Chris Ng
Chris Ng Software Engineer - Flow

Chris Ng is a software engineer at Flow. He previously worked at Pivotus Ventures, a fintech company, Apple, and Caviar.

Chris Ng is a software engineer at Flow.

Prior to joining Flow, Chris worked at Pivotus Ventures, a fintech company, where he helped bring their app from prototype to pilot. He helped develop the mobile and web apps, built the chat system, and contributed to API endpoints. Before that, he worked at Apple and Caviar in various capacities.

Chris grew up in the Bay Area and graduated from UC Berkeley with a B.S. in Business Administration and a minor in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research. He is currently living in Brooklyn. In his spare time, he enjoys exploring different neighborhoods in the city and watching or talking about sports (the Warriors and Giants in particular).

Moyosore Odubanjo
Moyosore Odubanjo Senior Accountant

Moyosore Odubanjo is a Senior Accountant at Sidewalk Labs, having previously Moyosore worked in accounting operations at Andela and Yext.

Moyosore Odubanjo is a Senior Accountant at Sidewalk Labs. Previously, Moyosore assisted in scaling accounting operations at Andela and at Yext, up through its pre-IPO stage. Prior to Yext, she managed the accounting department for the international operations of Motley Fool.

Moyosore is originally from Lagos, Nigeria, and lived in several cities across the U.S., including Atlanta and Washington, D.C., before settling in Brooklyn. She graduated with a BA in Finance and Accounting from Georgia State University and an MA in International Commerce and Policy from George Mason University.

When not at work, Moyosore enjoys spending time with her husband and two children. She also loves to read African American and African literature.

David Ory
David Ory Modeling Lead - Model Lab

David is Modeling Lead at Sidewalk's Model Lab.

David is Modeling Lead at Sidewalk’s Model Lab. Prior to joining Sidewalk, David led the analytical planning work at the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (the metropolitan planning organization for the San Francisco Bay Area). David led the agency’s travel modeling, land use modeling, data collection, and spatial analysis efforts. Previously, David held positions at the Federal Transit Administration and Parsons Brinckerhoff.

David received his PhD in civil engineering from the University of California, Davis; a master’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Texas at Austin; and a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Arizona.

He lives in San Francisco with his wife and young daughter.

Michelle Pacheco
Michelle Pacheco Associate, Human Resources

Michelle is Associate, Human Resources for Sidewalk Labs. Prior to joining Sidewalk, Michelle worked for a Venture Capital company in Palo Alto. Originally from California, Michelle completed her B.A. in Psychology with a minor in Education at the University of California, Davis.

Michelle is Associate, Human Resources for Sidewalk Labs. Prior to joining Sidewalk, Michelle worked for a Venture Capital company in Palo Alto. Originally from California, Michelle completed her B.A. in Psychology with a minor in Education at the University of California, Davis. Michelle spends her free time going to concerts, overpaying for almond milk lattes, and traveling.

Alexei Pozdnukhov
Alexei Pozdnukhov Scientist-in-Residence

Alexei is a Scientist-in-Residence with Sidewalk Labs working on urban modeling. Currently on leave from University of California, Berkeley, where he is an Assisant Professor, Alexei is an expert in urban data analytics.

Alexei is a Scientist-in-Residence with Sidewalk Labs working on urban modeling. He leads the data science effort at the Model Lab. He is on leave from University of California, Berkeley, where he is an Assistant Professor leading research projects in urban data analytics.
Alexei pioneered travel demand forecasting with machine learning applied to massive passively sensed mobility datasets. He also designed courses to establish the undergraduate and graduate track of Data Science for Smart Cities. Before coming to California, Alexei spent several years at various academic and faculty roles in Ireland and Switzerland. He holds a Ph.D. in computer science from EPFL, Switzerland for his work in machine learning.

He lives in Berkeley, within a short 5-hour drive from the magnificent mountains of Sierra Nevada.

Vanessa Quirk
Vanessa Quirk Editorial Manager

Vanessa is Sidewalk Labs' Editorial Manager, coming to the team after stints at Metropolis Magazine and ArchDaily.

Vanessa is Editorial Manager of Sidewalk Labs. She was previously the web editor for Metropolis, where she covered everything from VR’s burgeoning relevance to architecture to the integration of refugees into American legacy cities. Before that, Vanessa was a managing editor at ArchDaily, the world’s most visited architecture site, headquartered in Santiago, Chile. She has also contributed to numerous online publications, including Quartz, Wired, and Atlas Obscura.

Vanessa holds an MA in Arts & Culture Journalism from Columbia University and a BA in English Literature and Music from the George Washington University. When she’s not writing, editing, or thinking about cities, she’s probably traveling, cycling around the city, singing harmonies, or listening to podcasts.

Neha Rathi
Neha Rathi Software Engineer - Flow

Neha is a Software Engineer at Sidewalk Labs, working on Flow. Prior to joining Sidewalk, Neha worked on Google Maps in San Francisco.

Neha is a Software Engineer at Sidewalk Labs, working on Flow.

Prior to joining Sidewalk, Neha worked on Google Maps in San Francisco. She is responsible for the “send directions to your phone” feature as well as keyboard exploration, a screen-reader-compatible tool that makes Maps more accessible for visually impaired users.

A Virginia native, Neha completed her B.S. in Computer Science and M.S. in Human-Computer Interaction at Carnegie Mellon University. In her free time, Neha enjoys running, hiking, and traveling.

Iyah Romm
Iyah Romm Head of Care Lab

Iyah Romm is Head of Sidewalk's Care Lab.

At Sidewalk Labs, Iyah Romm is an Entrepreneur-in-Residence and the Head of the Care Lab. As the leader of Care Lab, Iyah is focused on building a comprehensive care delivery company that addresses health challenges faced by low-income urban dwelling residents through new models of community-based social care. Care Lab will re-engineer approaches to integrating medical, behavioral health, and social services delivery, using place-based interventions, aligned incentives, and technology to better connect providers and community members.

Prior to Sidewalk Labs, Iyah worked as the Chief Transformation Officer at Commonwealth Care Alliance (CCA) in Massachusetts. While at CCA, Iyah drove design of an organization-wide transformation effort to strengthen and scale CCA’s care delivery and health plan operations and strategy to ensure the storied organization’s ongoing success and sustainability. CCA is an internationally renowned pioneer in caring for publicly insured populations with highly complex health needs, and Iyah guided the expansion and evolution of its next-generation model of care, including incorporating technology and advanced analytics.

Previously, as the Policy Director for Care Delivery Innovation and Investment at the Health Policy Commission, Iyah led the building of a $160 million statewide healthcare transformation investment program in Massachusetts. One of the program’s hallmark initiatives, CHART, focused on integrating medical, behavioral health and social care in low-income community settings. Over his years of state service at the Health Policy Commission and previously at the state Department of Public Health, Iyah also contributed significantly to Massachusetts health care reform efforts, in particular advancement of payment system redesign.

Iyah has served as a member of the National Advisory Committee on Transforming Complex Care with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and has been profiled by ModernHealthcare as a 2016 Up & Comer. He earned a BS in Biology from Brandeis University and studied medicine at Boston University. Iyah is usually found with his wife and two kids, either chasing garbage trucks in Brooklyn or sailing.

Ari Rosner
Ari Rosner Head of Social Care - Care Lab

Ari Rosner is the Head of Social Care for Sidewalk's Care Lab, exploring new models of integrated care for low-income city residents.

Ari Rosner is the Head of Social Care for Sidewalk’s Care Lab, exploring new models of integrated care for low-income city residents. Ari focuses on developing interventions to improve health challenges through community-based social care delivery.

Ari is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who comes to Sidewalk Labs from the Mount Sinai Health System, where she was directing the Mount Sinai Health Home Serving Adults and Children. The Health Home is a large organization comprising contracted community-based care management agencies that provide comprehensive care management services to New York State Medicaid recipients who are chronically ill and have many social complexities. Prior to this position, she worked at Mount Sinai Hospital as a Renal Transplant Social Worker, evaluating patients for transplant from a psychosocial perspective and following them through the process for all support needs.

Ari holds a faculty position at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, where she teaches interviewing and history-taking skills to first- and third-year medical students, as well as methods of incorporating the social determinants of health into patient history and presentation. Ari holds a BA from Brandeis University and received her MSW from Columbia University. Ari lives in Brooklyn with her husband and son. She loves to travel, eat, and has yet to meet a beach she didn’t like.

Jesse Shapins
Jesse Shapins Director of Design

Jesse is Director of Design at Sidewalk Labs, where he leads the company’s human-centered design processes and helps teams explore ways to improve city life through new digital products.

Jesse is Director of Design at Sidewalk Labs, where he leads the company’s human-centered design processes and helps teams explore ways to improve city life through new digital products. Before joining Sidewalk, Jesse was Director of Product at BuzzFeed, where he worked closely with journalists, entertainers, and tech teams to push the boundaries of content and technology.

For over a decade, Jesse Shapins has been a leading designer and entrepreneur at the intersection of media, technology, and place. In 2004, before smartphones, Jesse invented Yellow Arrow, one of the first platforms to globally connect physical locations, digital media and communities. Jesse is co-founder of Mapping Main Street, a documentary arts project that tells the stories of the over 10,466 streets named Main Street across the United States; co-founder of UnionDocs, one of the nation’s leading centers for documentary arts, based in Williamsburg, Brooklyn; co-founder and CEO of GoPop, a platform for visual conversation that was acquired by BuzzFeed in 2014; and co-founder and CEO of Zeega, a pioneering web platform empowering anyone to tell interactive stories by mixing their own media with maps, video clips, memes, and anything else they could find online.

Jesse holds a BA in Urban Studies from Columbia University and a PhD in Urbanism and Critical Media Practice from the Harvard Graduate School of Design. He co-founded metaLAB (at) Harvard, a research venture based at the GSD and the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society that bridges humanities, urbanism, and technology. His work has been featured in The New York Times, Metropolis, PRAXIS and Wired, cited in books such as The Sentient City and Networked Locality, and been exhibited at MoMA, SFMoMA, Deutsches Architektur Zentrum and the Carpenter Center for Visual Arts, among other venues.

Michael Shapiro
Michael Shapiro Investment Associate

Michael Shapiro is an Investment Associate at Sidewalk Labs. Before coming to us, Shapiro worked for MassAve Group. Before that he was a policy advisor for both Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign and the Obama administration.

Michael Shapiro is an Investment Associate at Sidewalk Labs.

Prior to Sidewalk, he worked for MassAve Group, a family office in Washington, D.C. focused on long-term investments in business and health services companies. Before that, Michael was Economic Policy Advisor for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign, where he co-led economic policy on job creation, competition policy, fiscal and tax matters, healthcare, and manufacturing and trade. He previously served as a Senior Policy Advisor at the White House National Economic Council in the Obama Administration and held roles at the Office of Management and Budget, the Council of Economic Advisers, and the Treasury Department.

Michael is originally from Avon, Connecticut and graduated from Yale Law School and Princeton’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. He lives with his wife, a third-generation Brooklynite, in the borough of her birth.

Michael Sindelar
Michael Sindelar Senior Engineer - Model Lab

Michael Sindelar is a senior engineer in Sidewalk Labs' Model Lab. He previously worked at Uber and Google.

Michael Sindelar is a senior engineer in Sidewalk Labs’ Model Lab.

He was previously in a backend engineering role at Uber, where he worked on the serving infrastructure that exposes microservice APIs to mobile apps. Prior to that he worked at Google for seven years on a range of a teams focused on social and user modeling problems.

He lives in the mission district of San Francisco and enjoys hiking, scuba, and photography.

Josh Sirefman
Josh Sirefman Head of Development

Josh Sirefman is Head of Development at Sidewalk Labs. Josh has spent his career at the forefront of the planning, negotiation and implementation of complex growth and development strategies across the public and private sectors.

Josh Sirefman is Head of Development at Sidewalk Labs. Josh has spent his career at the forefront of the planning, negotiation and implementation of complex growth and development strategies across the public and private sectors. As founder and President of Sirefman Ventures, he led transformative development projects for a range of corporate, nonprofit and government entities, including Cornell University’s successful effort to build a new applied sciences campus in New York City, the University of Chicago’s transformation of Hyde Park through the redevelopment of a vibrant new mixed-use district, and the repositioning of the New York Public Library’s renovation of its flagship building.

Prior to founding Sirefman Ventures, Josh was the Senior Vice President for U.S. Development at Brookfield Properties and managed a development portfolio of more than 15 million square feet across the country. Before joining Brookfield Properties, Josh held a series of high-level roles within the administration of Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, including Chief of Staff to the Deputy Mayor for Economic Development and Rebuilding, and Interim President of the New York City Economic Development Corporation.

Josh holds a Masters Degree in Urban Planning from the University of Michigan and a Bachelor’s Degree from Wesleyan University. He has been a guest lecturer at Columbia University, University of Michigan and New York University, and sits on the boards of the Fist and Heel Dance Company, New York Restoration Project, the Lowline, and Spaceworks.

Chris Sitzenstock
Chris Sitzenstock Fabrication Lead

Chris is the Fabrication Lead with Sidewalk Labs, helping to bring ideas into the physical realm with prototypes and experiments. Previously, Chris spent 11 years working for the America’s Cup team Oracle Racing, helping create the boats that won the 33rd and 34th cups.

Chris is the Fabrication Lead with Sidewalk Labs, helping to bring ideas into the physical realm with prototypes and experiments.

Previously, Chris spent 11 years working for the America’s Cup team Oracle Racing, helping create the boats that won the 33rd and 34th cups. For the past year he’s worked on special projects with Google and Google X.

Growing up in a small town in the Pacific Northwest that was obsessed with wooden boats left Chris with a deep appreciation of materials and building processes. From there, the University of Washington and stints living in New Zealand and Spain helped create a worldview for varied urban and rural environments.

Stephen Smyth
Stephen Smyth CEO - Flow

Stephen Smyth is CEO of Flow, a Sidewalk Labs company focused on urban mobility. An engineer by training, Stephen joins the team with 15 years experience in product management and cross-functional leadership at early stage and established companies in financial technology, education technology, and digital media.

Stephen Smyth is CEO of Flow, a Sidewalk Labs company focused on urban mobility. An engineer by training, Stephen joins the team with 15 years experience in product management and cross-functional leadership at early stage and established companies in financial technology, education technology, and digital media.

He previously led the investor product team at Prosper, a consumer financial technology company that has provided over $6 billion in personal loans. Prior to Prosper, Stephen was President of Amplify Access, where he built and led a team of more than 120 people that developed and shipped the first tablet-based learning platform designed specifically for K-12 education. He was also a mentor at the Intel Education Accelerator.

Previously, he was CEO and head of product at Twigmore, the social travel startup he co-founded. Before Twigmore, Stephen worked at Reuters for more than five years in strategy, product, and general management roles to build that company’s multi-national digital media business. He started his career at BMW in Munich, Germany, writing software for virtual reality visualization of crash simulations, and worked subsequently at the Boston Consulting Group and Bertelsmann.

Stephen grew up between Dublin, Ireland, and South Bend, Indiana. He received his B.A. (Mathematics) and B.A.I. (Mechanical Engineering) from Trinity College, University of Dublin, and his M.Sc. (Mechanical Engineering) from MIT. He lives in New York City with his wife and two daughters. When not at work, he enjoys taking his bike for a spin in Central Park, exploring the city with his kids, and visiting one new country a year.

Kabir Soorya
Kabir Soorya Senior Engineer

Kabir is a Senior Engineer at Sidewalk Labs. Previously, he worked for In-Q-Tel and started his own mobile AI company.

Kabir joins Sidewalk as a Senior Engineer, working on new ideas for Sidewalk to incubate. Previously, he worked for In-Q-Tel, the technology investor for the United States Intelligence Community, and started a mobile AI company.

A native New Yorker, Kabir grew up in Queens — enjoying the food of every country in the world — and went to Stuyvesant High School, where he discovered a love of Science & Technology. Afterwards, he followed his fascination with Quidditch, the TARDIS, and all things ancient to New College, Oxford, from where he holds a Masters degree in Computer Science.

In his spare time, Kabir can often be found playing with crazy and ambitious technology, like Synthetic Biology, blockchains, and AI. (Be careful when asking about this, because he can go on and on and on.) When not pretending to be a mad scientist, he’s nursing a serious fiction addiction, holding court with his cat and two dogs, and swimming.

Sebastiàn Soto 
Sebastiàn Soto  Software Engineer

Sebastian is a software engineer at Sidewalk Labs with experience in big data and human-focused software.

Sebastian is a software engineer at Sidewalk Labs.

Prior to joining Sidewalk, Sebastian spent some years working at startups. First he explored the open source, big data landscape, helping libraries to make big data applications easier to write and run. Afterwards he went to work in healthcare technology, writing software that gives oncologists a better understanding of their patients’ treatments and results.

Originating under the sunny skies of Southern California, he eventually traveled north to study Computer Science at Stanford, where he programmed robotic arms to play mini golf and coordinated Raspberry Pis into distributed systems. Outside of the office Sebastian enjoys developing film, kneading bread, and jogging (briskly).

David Stein
David Stein Software Engineer

David Stein is a software engineer at Sidewalk Labs. He previously worked at Appboy and Dropbox.

David Stein is a software engineer at Sidewalk Labs.

He most recently worked as a director of engineering at Appboy, a marketing automation software company. Before that, he worked at Dropbox in San Francisco, where he took on a number of projects, including building the in-house data analytics suite, security incident response, product prototyping, and automation of sales and support.

David was born and raised in Vermont. His research at MIT focused on distributed robotics.

Richard Sun
Richard Sun Policy Associate

Richard is a Policy Associate at Sidewalk Labs. Previously, Richard was a management consultant at McKinsey & Company working out of the Firm’s New Jersey and Washington D.C. Offices.

Richard is a Policy Associate at Sidewalk Labs.  Previously, Richard was a management consultant at McKinsey & Company working out of the Firm’s New Jersey and Washington D.C. Offices. In 2014, Richard completed a Berlin-based McKinsey Global Institute fellowship focused on Affordable Housing. Richard has also worked in renewable energy investment and development, most recently at Nautilus Solar Energy.

Elected in November 2015, Richard also currently serves as the Councilman-At-Large in the City of Summit, NJ. On the Council, Richard serves as the Chairman of the Public Works Committee.

Richard graduated from Columbia University cum laude with a B.A. in Economics.

Jeff Tarr
Jeff Tarr Principal Engineer

Jeff Tarr is a Principal Engineer at Sidewalk, focusing on environmental sensing in the public realm.

Jeff Tarr is a Principal Engineer at Sidewalk Labs, focusing on environmental sensing in the public realm.

Prior to joining Sidewalk, Jeff was the founder and Chief Technology Officer of Junction, a company that brought “Internet of Things” sensors to buildings to improve energy efficiency and sustainability. As CTO, he was responsible for software development, hardware design, and manufacturing with teams in America, China, India, and the Ukraine. Jeff has worked in the technology industry for over 25 years in technology research, “smart home” design, and hardware development at Apple and other firms.

Jeff grew up on the Upper West Side and has a B.A. from Harvard in Computer Science. He still lives on the Upper West Side with his wife, Amy, and three children, Gigi, Penelope, and Theodore. In his free time he races cars, flies airplanes, runs marathons, and builds gadgets to make parenting easier.

Steven Turell
Steven Turell Associate Director, Development

Steven is a Associate Director, Development, on the real estate team at Sidewalk Labs.

Steven is a Associate Director, Development, on the real estate team at Sidewalk Labs.

Prior to joining Sidewalk, Steven was a consultant at Deloitte, where his work focused at the intersection of the public and private sectors, specifically regional economic competitiveness and economic growth driven by innovation. He began his career as part of the Teach for America Hawaii corps, where he taught 7th grade on Wheeler Army Airfield in Wahiawa, Oahu.

Steven graduated with a degree in American Studies from Cornell University. He currently lives in Union Square, equidistant from the running paths on the East and West side, but lamentably far from a surf break.

Dan Vanderkam
Dan Vanderkam Senior Software Engineer

Dan is Senior Software Engineer at Sidewalk Labs. Prior to joining Sidewalk, Dan worked at Mt. Sinai’s HammerLab building open source tools for visualizing genomes and detecting genetic variants in cancers.

Dan is Senior Software Engineer at Sidewalk Labs.

Prior to joining Sidewalk, Dan worked at Mt. Sinai’s HammerLab building open source tools for visualizing genomes and detecting genetic variants in cancers. Before Mt. Sinai, Dan spent eight years at Google, primarily working on projects involving web search and search logs analysis. He was involved in creating quick answers and visualizations for queries such as “when does the sun set” or “how many people live in NYC” Dan was also part of the team that built Google Flu Trends and Google Correlate, a tool for discovering patterns in search activity.

Dan has a long history of developing a variety of digital side projects. The most recent of which was OldNYC, a collaboration with the New York Public Library which placed tens of thousands of historic photos on a map.

Dan is a native of South Bend, Indiana. He studied Math and Computer Science at Rice University. Since 2010, he has been based in Brooklyn, where he can frequently be found cycling, climbing, running and throwing frisbees.

Catherine Vargas
Catherine Vargas Executive Assistant

Catherine is an Executive Assistant at Sidewalk Labs.

Catherine is an Executive Assistant at Sidewalk Labs. Prior to joining Sidewalk Labs, Catherine worked in both real estate and the public sector. A native New Yorker who studied at Georgetown University, Catherine has a passion for photography and enjoys spending her free time traveling and attending music festivals and concerts.

Rhut Vasavada
Rhut Vasavada Product Manager

Rhut is a Product Manager at Sidewalk Labs. He comes to Sidewalk from Google, where he built products that enable the Google Fiber network to be designed, built, and operated more efficiently.

Rhut is a Product Manager at Sidewalk Labs.

He comes to Sidewalk from Google, where he built products that enable the Google Fiber network to be designed, built, and operated more efficiently. Previously, Rhut was as a data analyst at YouTube, where he created reports, dashboards, and models to better understand creator performance. He started his career as a consultant for Deloitte, working on large-scale systems integration and data migration projects for public sector and financial clients.

Rhut was born in India but raised in Huntsville, Alabama. He graduated from Duke University with a dual major in Biomedical Engineering and Electrical and Computer Engineering, and a master’s in Engineering Management. He enjoys traveling around the world with his wife and young daughter.

Ryan Vilim
Ryan Vilim Software Engineer

Ryan Vilim is a Software Engineer at Sidewalk Labs, having previously worked as a Data Scientist at a Swiss startup called Axon Vibe.

Ryan Vilim is a Software Engineer at Sidewalk Labs. Prior to joining Sidewalk, he worked as a Data Scientist at a Swiss startup called Axon Vibe, where he used machine learning to interpret and predict user behavior. Ryan has a Masters and PhD in physics from the University of Toronto. His doctoral work focused on using supercomputer simulations to study the mechanism behind the magnetic fields of planets, trying to answer the question: “Why does a compass point north?” In his spare time, Ryan enjoys rock climbing, cooking, and doing pretty much anything outdoors.

Megan Wald
Megan Wald Director, Design and Communications

Megan is Director of Design and Communications for Sidewalk Labs. Prior to joining Sidewalk, Megan managed product design and development projects at ustwo and Huge, Inc., creative agencies based in New York.

Megan is Director of Design and Communications for Sidewalk Labs. Prior to joining Sidewalk, Megan managed product design and development projects at ustwo and Huge, Inc., creative agencies based in New York. Most recently, Megan has led the strategy and execution of digital platforms for Harvard Business Review, NYU Langone Medical Center, the American Museum of Natural History, and Google.

Megan began her career with the Spanish Ministry of Education, teaching in an underserved primary school and orphanage in Madrid. She later went on to coordinate the Pediatric HIV/AIDS Cohort Study (PHACS) at Harvard School of Public Health.

Megan graduated with honors from Washington University in St. Louis. She currently lives in Brooklyn.

C. Andrew Warren
C. Andrew Warren Senior Product Manager

Andrew is Senior Product Manager at Sidewalk Labs. Prior to joining Sidewalk he worked at Google's Mountain View campus in California, where he built services for the Android developer ecosystem and the Chrome browser.

Andrew is Senior Product Manager at Sidewalk Labs. Prior to joining Sidewalk he worked at Google’s Mountain View campus in California, where he built services for the Android developer ecosystem and the Chrome browser. Most recently he worked on Google’s Brillo and Weave platform for connected devices.

Originally from the Chicago area, Andrew studied computer science and economics at Cornell College.

Peter Weinberg
Peter Weinberg Business Development and Operations - Care Lab

Peter works in Business Development and Operations at Sidewalk's Care Lab. Before joining Sidewalk, Peter worked at an early stage healthcare start-up focused on managing complex populations.

Peter works in Business Development and Operations at Sidewalk’s Care Lab.

Before joining Sidewalk, Peter worked at an early stage healthcare start-up focused on managing complex populations. Prior to that, he worked at Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, a global private equity firm, as an investment associate and at Goldman Sachs as an investment banking analyst in the Healthcare group.
Peter grew up in Connecticut and currently lives in downtown Manhattan. He graduated with honors with a degree in English from Dartmouth, where he also played on the squash team. Peter enjoys skiing, the New York Giants, and classic diners.
Jonathan Winer
Jonathan Winer Head of Investments

Jonathan is a Head of Investments at Sidewalk, where he leads investments and partnerships related to innovative urban infrastructure. He previously founded Nereus, a private equity fund that invests in alternative energy infrastructure in Asia.

Jonathan is a Head of Investments at Sidewalk, where he leads investments and partnerships related to innovative urban infrastructure. He previously founded Nereus, a private equity fund that invests in alternative energy infrastructure in Asia. Prior to Nereus, Jonathan worked at the D. E. Shaw group. Jonathan graduated from Yale with a degree in Philosophy and lives in New York.

John Wittrock
John Wittrock Software Engineer - Flow

John is a Software Engineer at Sidewalk, working on Flow. He spent the past few years working on distributed systems for internet advertising, concentrating on the performance and reliability of large systems. He hopes to never again need to write a memory allocator, but secretly wants to do it anyway.

John is a Software Engineer at Sidewalk, working on Flow.

He spent the past few years working on distributed systems for internet advertising, concentrating on the performance and reliability of large systems. He hopes to never again need to write a memory allocator, but secretly wants to do it anyway.

John completed his B.S. in computer science at George Washington University, where he did research in operating systems and secure, verifiable voting systems. In his spare time, John builds and rows boats in New York Harbor.

Daniel Yehuda
Daniel Yehuda Software Engineer - Flow

Daniel is a Software Engineer at Sidewalk, working on Flow. He has over a decade of prior engineering experience at Google, where he worked on various projects ranging from Maps/Local infrastructure to personalization features within Google Now and the core Search product.

Daniel is a Software Engineer at Sidewalk, working on Flow.

He has over a decade of prior engineering experience at Google, where he worked on various projects ranging from Maps/Local infrastructure to personalization features within Google Now and the core Search product. He has an interest in the building and operation of large systems.

In his spare time, Daniel enjoys hacking away on serious.io, a crowd-informed animated GIF collection/curation site he founded with a friend.

Born in Roslyn on Long Island, Daniel has been a longtime resident of the New York area. In 2005 he received his Bachelor of Science in engineering from Princeton University, with a major in computer science. He moved to Manhattan immediately after and currently lives in Kips Bay with his partner.

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