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Rodrigo Davies

Board Treasurer & Co-founder

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Rodrigo builds products that empower communities and reconnect people to the places they love. He currently leads Strava Metro, which makes running, riding, and walking in cities better by empowering cities, transit agencies, and planning groups with data and insights. Rodrigo published the first large-scale study of civic crowdfunding, the use of crowdfunding to produce public goods. Previously he led the product team at Neighborly from launch to its first $100 million in investments. He has served as an advisor and product manager to the Mayoral offices of San Francisco and Boston, the United Nations Development Program, and the UK-based crowdfunding platform Spacehive. Rodrigo has been invited to speak about civic technology by venues including SXSW Interactive, Personal Democracy Forum, the Library of Congress, Code for America, Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet and Society, the Oxford Internet Institute, the Association of Internet Researchers, and the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). He is a member of the San Francisco Bay Area Planning and Urban Research Association and of Young Professionals in Transportation, and also serves on the Boards of the Immigration Institute of the Bay Area and Youth Art Exchange.