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Rachel Haot

8 Lessons From Reinventing NYC.gov

Rachel Sterne | Posted 12.15.2013 | New York
Rachel Sterne

Mayor Mike Bloomberg recently unveiled the newly relaunched nyc.gov, the official website for the biggest city in the country. This was the site's first redesign in a decade, and the new user experience is unlike any other government website out there. This was our goal.

IMAGES: Designing NYC's Future Payphones

Posted 03.07.2013 | New York

New York City awarded six designers in the Reinvent Payphones Design Challenge on Tuesday. The Challenge hopes to get innovators to imagine new uses f...

We Are Made in NY: Tech Thrives in NYC

Rachel Sterne | Posted 04.25.2013 | New York
Rachel Sterne

On Tuesday I joined Mayor Bloomberg and the New York Tech Meetup to unveil We Are Made in NY, a program that celebrates over 900 locally based startups, and helps people find a job, learn to code, or launch a new tech company -- all with the full support of New York City government.

WATCH: NYC's Chief Digital Operator Talks 'Made In NY' Tech Initiative

Posted 02.20.2013 | New York

At a press conference held at Buzzfeed on Tuesday, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced the start of "Made in NY," a new initiative aimed at supporting t...

New York City Forges Ahead Digitally: 2012 in Review

Rachel Sterne | Posted 04.09.2013 | New York
Rachel Sterne

New York City's digital future is brighter than ever, thanks to landmark advances over the past year in Internet access, education, open data, engagem...

Gerry Smith

Rachel Haot, New York's Digital Czar, Is The Woman Behind Bloomberg's Tech Vision

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 10.10.2012 | Technology

On a recent evening, dozens of New York entrepreneurs gathered at Gracie Mansion, the longtime home of the city’s mayors, to celebrate the city’s ...