Andrew Therriault

Chief Data Officer

City of Boston

Andrew Therriault joined the City of Boston as its first Chief Data Officer in 2016, after serving as Director of Data Science for the Democratic National Committee. He received his PhD in political science from NYU in 2011 and completed a postdoctoral research fellowship at Vanderbilt, and more recently served as editor of "Data and Democracy: How Political Data Science is Shaping the 2016 Elections" (O'Reilly Media). Therriault leads Boston’s Analytics Team, a group that is a nationally-recognized leader in using data science to improve city operations and make progress in critical areas such as public safety, transportation, citizen engagement, and public health.