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Jonathan Reichental
Acceleration and incubation – Village by CAAP Tech Smart City

Jonathan Reichental – “You’ve got one shot at this life”

You can’t always guess a person’s reason for wanting to have an impact. Jonathan Reichental, technology leader, tells us his.

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Les Explorateurs (The Explorers) is a podcast about how real people are making the future they want to live in. You'll hear bite-sized immersive stories recorded at thecamp. P.S. - there will be bonus episodes (like this one) in English!

Dr. Jonathan Reichental is the former Chief Information Officer (CIO) for the City of Palo Alto, and a multiple award-winning technology leader whose 30-year career has spanned both the private and public sectors. In 2017, he was named one of the top 100 CIOs in the world and in 2016 he was named one of the top 20 most influential CIOs in the United States. He is recognized as a global thought leader on a number of emerging trends including urban innovation and blockchain technology. In 2013 he was recognized as one of the 25 doers, dreamers, and drivers in government in America. He also won a best CIO in Silicon Valley award and a national IT leadership prize. His innovative work in government has also been recognized by the White House. Dr. Reichental works with his teams to apply technology innovation in organizations to create new value and to enable work to be more meaningful and fun. He is an adjunct professor at several universities including the University of San Francisco. He co-hosts the popular podcast, Drinking Wine Talking Tech.

Jonathan Reichental is an ambassador for the Climb startup acceleration program by the Village by CAAP at thecamp.