GSA Administrator Denise Turner Roth hosts the SuperPublic Ribbon Cutting Ceremony in San Francisco
SAN FRANCISCO — Today Administrator Denise Turner Roth of the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) kicked off the SuperPublic ribbon cutting ceremony in San Francisco. She was joined by San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee, Mark Farrell from the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, Jay Nath, the Deputy Chief Innovation Officer of San Francisco, Karen James from the city of Oakland, Deputy Executive Director of 18F Hillary Hartley, Naomi Kelly, the City Administrator of San Francisco, and Kamran Saddique, the President and CEO of City Innovate Foundation. SuperPublic is the nation’s first collaborative government workspace bringing the public and private sector together to solve policy and regulatory issues in urban environments.
“I am committed to leveraging GSA’s long history as a federal technology leader in order to institutionalize a passion for technological innovation in government operations and policy,” said GSA Administrator Denise Turner Roth. “Superpublic shares this drive, bringing together leaders from across government and society to solve common challenges with innovative policy approaches and cutting-edge technology. I know SuperPublic will find common cause here among GSA’s passionate, committed, innovative public servants, and I look forward to doing great things together.”
“Our City has already accomplished a lot by working together in partnership with public, private, non-profit and academia sectors, but we can do more,” said Mayor Lee. “Superpublic is another innovative partnership that will bring together all levels of government and partners to collaborate and share innovative ideas, resources and best practices to improve the quality of life for our residents.”
“We are proud to be a part of this first-of-its-kind lab to bring the the community, all levels of government and the private sector together to solve urban problems at Superpublic,” said Kamran Saddique, Founder and Executive Director of City Innovate Foundation. “San Francisco is recognized as the