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Eddie Tejeda

Eddie Tejeda
CEO, Civic Insight / OpenOakland / Public Ethics Commission


Eddie serves as Vice-Chair in the City of Oakland’s Public Ethics Commission and is the co-founder and Director of Technology for OpenOakland, a non-profit that works closely with Oakland’s City Hall promote civic innovation and open government.

Eddie is the CEO/Co-Founder of Civic Insight, a civic tech startup focused on making municipal property information available to the public in real-time. Eddie has 10 years of experience bringing innovative thinking to civic institutions. Previously, Eddie was a 2012 Code for America fellow and co-creator of BlightStatus for the City of New Orleans.

Before Code for America, Eddie built, an online community and open-source project that allows for paragraph-by-paragraph commenting on complex texts. is now used by universities, governments and libraries across the country. He also worked with Cornell University to build, a project that was chosen by the Department of Transportation (DOT) as its open-government flagship initiative and received a Leading Practices Award by the White House.


Moderated by:
Jesse Robbins (Orion Labs)
Shannon Spanhake (City & County of San Francisco), Eddie Tejeda (Civic Insight / OpenOakland / Public Ethics Commission)
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Join Kiran Jain, the Senior Deputy Attorney for the City of Oakland, and Shannon Spanhake, the Deputy Innovation Officer for the City and County of San Francisco, to learn how governments are changing, and being changed, by the digital age. Read more.