Kelly Jin serves as Chief Analytics Officer for the City of New York and Director of the Mayor’s Office of Data Analytics, where she leads a team of data scientists, policy advisors, program managers to deliver insights for a more equitable and efficient New York City. She and her team recently launched the NYC Recovery Data Partnership, a first-of-its-kind effort for community, non-profit, and private organizations to share data with the City to aid in Covid-19 response and recovery efforts. In 2019, she served as Co-Chair of the New York City Automated Decision Systems Task Force, which led to the creation of the first Algorithms Officer role in local government.
Prior to the Chief Analytics Officer role, Kelly served as Director at the Laura and John Arnold Foundation, where she scouted data-driven investments to support effective state and local government policy making and operations priorities. Before the Foundation, Kelly worked in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy as a policy advisor to the U.S. Chief Technology Officer and Chief Data Officer. Kelly also built and co-led the City of Boston’s analytics team.
Her earlier career included advisory roles in the White House Domestic Policy Council, U.S. General Services Administration, and as a management consultant. Her teams and projects have been featured in Wall Street Journal, Forbes, The Economist, New York Times, PBS NewsHour, Wired, and Governing.