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Beth Noveck

Director of the Burnes Center for Social Change


Beth Simone Noveck is a professor at Northeastern University, where she directs the Burnes Center for Social Change and its partner project, The Governance Lab (The GovLab).  Her newest book Democracy Rebooted: How AI Can Save Democracy will appear with Yale University Press. New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy appointed her as the state’s first Chief AI Strategist in 2024. Previously, she served as the NJ Chief Innovation Officer, founded the White House Open Government Initiative under President Obama, worked for 10 Downing Street, and served on Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Digital Council. She leads InnovateUS, which trains public servants in AI, digital, and innovation skills and the AI for Impact Coop Program, where students build AI for social good. She blogs at Read her full bio, here.


Beth Noveck


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