Cordell Schachter is an Adjunct Associate Professor of Public Service of NYU’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service as well as NYU's Center for Urban Science & Progress (CUSP). He leads the New York City Department of Transportation’s IT & Telecom organization which innovates IT services in mobility, software development, mapping, communications, on-site and cloud infrastructure, project management, public data, and customer support. He has over 20 years of experience in New York City government and private sector technology management. He is certified as a Project Management Professional-PMP by the Project Management Institute-PMI and is an IBM Senior Certified Professional in project management. He holds an MS in Management from NYU Wagner and a BA in Economics from the State University of New York at Buffalo. He serves on the board of directors of the Intelligent Transportation Society of America.