David Zipper

David Zipper is a Visiting Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School, where his work examines the interplay between urban policy and new mobility technologies. David’s writing about urban innovation has been published in outlets including Slate, Bloomberg, WIRED, and Fast Company. He previously served as the Director of Economic Development and Strategy for two mayors of Washington, D.C. and as Executive Director of NYC Business Solutions under Mayor Bloomberg. David has worked extensively with startups as the Managing Director for Smart Cities and Mobility for 1776, a global entrepreneurial hub and venture capital firm.