John Paul Farmer

New York delivers 10,000 tablets to elderly to close digital divide

by • 1 month ago

The city's chief technology officer said the program will help connect some of the New Yorkers most threatened by the COVID-19 pandemic.

New York City unveils 'Internet Master Plan' for universal broadband access

by • 6 months ago

Through tight coordination across city bureaucracy and an open invitation to private industry to build, the city is pinning high hopes on a new comprehensive plan to connect every resident to the internet.

Digital services can restore trust in government, NYC official says

by • 8 months ago

New York City CTO John Paul Farmer said that as public trust in government has plummeted, agencies like his can play a key role in bridging the gap.

New York City hires Obama administration tech adviser as CTO

by • 1 year ago

John Paul Farmer, one of the founders of the White House's popular Presidential Innovation Fellows program, is also a former professional baseball player.