Our Initiatives

Episode 13: Krista Canellakis

Chief Innovation Officer, City & County of SF
Jan 29, 2019

In her role, Krista connects creative people to projects that make cities more livable, inclusive and responsive. One of her signature programs is Civic Bridge, which recruits private sector professionals to volunteer their time to work alongside government employees on critical city issues.

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The really exciting part of working in government is that we want people to steal our ideas. I love meeting with public servants in other cities to see how our work can be shared or replicated.

We are thrilled to welcome, Krista Canellakis to Pro Bono Perspectives! Krista is the Chief Innovation Officer for the city and county of San Francisco. In her role, she connects creative people to projects that make cities more livable, inclusive and responsive. One of her office's signature programs is Civic Bridge, a program that puts pro bono talent from private sector professionals to work in solving critical city issues - you can see why we are excited to learn more!

Interested in learning more about what the Office of Civic Innovation entails? Follow them on Twitter @SFMOCI.