Eric Reese

Director, GovEx Academy

Originally from Indiana, Eric has spent his career working and partnering with organizations around the world to improve public sector performance. As the Director of GovEx Academy, he directs a team dedicated to building public sector capacity to use data through education. GovEx Academy delivers online and in-person trainings for and by public sector employees designed to quickly and practically build critical skills. Before coming to GovEx Academy, Eric worked on public education initiatives as a Fulbright Grantee in South Korea and at the DC Public Education Fund in Washington, DC, where he managed grant programs to drive improved performance in the DC Public Schools. He played baseball in college and is always happy to discuss the nuances of baseball around the world (ask him how a Mexican former major leaguer in South Korea became his favorite baseball player).

Tuesday, October 1
3:00 pm - 4:15 pm • Five Secrets to Building the Next Generation Workforce in Your Organizationboardroom 1
For government agencies, planning for, procuring, managing and maintaining smart technologies is often limited by budget and workforce constraints. Training, recruiting and retaining workers to oversee this transformation is a significant long-term investment. Learn from workforce development practitioners who will discuss innovative workforce programs to support the smart city.