Scott Andes is the Executive Director of the Block Center for Technology and Society
Previously he led the City Innovation Ecosystem Program at the National League of Cities. The program supported over 100 mayors to create and bolster local innovation and entrepreneurship policies. Prior to NLC, Scott was a Fellow at the Brookings Institution where his research focused on innovation-based economic development and science and technology policy. Scott’s research has been cited in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Harvard Business Review, NPR, and others. He was also an analyst at the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation. Scott has worked on numerous national political campaigns and was Special Assistant to U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer. He CMU Alumni, with a Masters in Public Policy and Management (MSPPM) from Heinz College and B.S. from the London School of Economics.