Andrew Buss is the Director of Innovation Management for the Office of Innovation and Technology in Philadelphia. After beginning his post-graduate school career in the City’s housing office, he moved into information technology as a project manager, followed closely by roles in finance and procurement. In his current role managing public technology programs, Andrew has been responsible for a large scale implementation of technology-enabled community centers in Philadelphia and has also been closely involved with the Open Access Philly movement. Andrew earned a Masters’ Degree in Geography from Temple University and continues to teach there as an adjunct professor. He also writes and publishes papers about interdisciplinary teaching and civic collaboration.