Matthew Rouser

, City of Boston
Panel Discussion: How to Make a City Smart

Matthew Rouser is a Seasoned technology leader bringing entrepreneurial experience to all sectors. He has been a core member of executive teams in Europe, the East Coast and the Midwest.

Currently he leads Innovation, Technology and Process at Boston's Department of Neighborhood Development, supporting its mission to build stronger neighborhoods in Boston. These efforts include designing and deploying new applications for use by the people of Boston, partnering with startups and long established technology firms to identify cutting-edge solutions, and maximizing use of available technology to ensure that all staff members at DND have the IT tools and training needed to do their jobs effectively and efficiently.
Examples include Metrolist, Boston's first iteration of an affordable housing portal and, DND's 24/7 community meeting.

Matthew is a Teach for America alum, teaching third grade in Chicago, an innovation lab manager in Sweden, a community activist and a technology leader for a number of government agencies. He also served on the board at Code for Boston, a volunteer organization that helps local communities use technology for social good.