Mai-Ling Garcia
Digital Practice Director, Bloomberg Center for Public Innovation

Mai-Ling Garcia, Digital Director for the Bloomberg Center for Public Innovation at Johns Hopkins, leverages more than 15 years of experience working in cities, digital innovation, and public service to lead the Center’s Digital practice and bring innovative digital solutions to cities across the globe.

The former Head of Digital Strategy and Engagement for the City and County of San Francisco and architect of the City of Oakland’s first Digital Service Team, Mai-Ling’s passion for creating innovative and efficient digital solutions that drive social impact has guided her work throughout her career.

A native of California, Mai-Ling holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, Berkeley and a Master of Science from the London School of Economics with a focus on cities.

Mai-Ling enjoys yoga, brunch, reading, and hiking in the San Francisco Bay Area where she lives with her partner.