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Rick NixonProgram Manager, eGovernment and Technology Initiatives

City of Portland

Rick serves as Program Manager, eGovernment and Technology Initiatives, at the City of Portland, Oregon. In this role, Rick is responsible for supplying process and technology to the City’s open data, open standards, and open software solutions.

After having successfully launched the Civic Apps For Greater Portland initiative (CivicApps.org), Rick continues to work with regional government agencies, private sector third parties, and championing of community engagement and transparency in government vis-a-vis the local software community in the form of meet-ups, hackathons, app design contests, council resolutions, and more.