mySidewalk Announces Stephen Hardy as New CEO
Kansas City, Mo. November 28, 2016
Today mySidewalk announced that Stephen Hardy, formerly COO of mySidewalk, is moving into the position of CEO. Nick Bowden, who previously held the CEO position, will remain as a trusted adviser on the company board.
“Nick’s hard work and sheer drive has made our collective mission possible,” said Stephen Hardy. “I am honored by the opportunity to help cities use data to make better decisions, and I couldn’t be more impressed with the fantastic team here that will carry out that work.”
“The company has my full support in this new direction, and I am looking forward to continuing to serve mySidewalk through my role as board member,” said Nick Bowden.
mySidewalk will continue to serve its valued customers by making data accessible, shareable, and easy to understand.
More About Stephen Hardy
In 2016, Stephen spearheaded mySidewalk's participation in The Opportunity Project, a White House initiative promoting accessible data for everyone—something Stephen firmly believes in. Stephen is responsible for providing the strategic vision for the mySidewalk team and making sure anyone can find value using data. Before mySidewalk, Stephen launched the city planning practice at BNIM (2011 AIA firm of the year). In that role, Stephen developed BNIM's sustainable community planning practice where he became a highly sought expert for cities rebuilding after disasters. He has also worked for Senator Jerry Moran and The Conservation Fund. Stephen is certified by the American Institute of Certified Planners, and is a graduate of Harvard's Graduate School of Design. To get to know Stephen even better, read this note from him.
mySidewalk is a city intelligence tool that helps analysts track, analyze, and communicate progress on department and citywide goals. Our mission is to empower city leaders and the public with the most complete, clear, and real-time understanding of community data so they can improve and innovate together. You work hard for your data. What’s it doing for you? To learn more, visit the mySidewalk home page.