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Joshua Breitbart

Senior Advisor for Broadband

Office of the Mayor, New York City

Joshua Breitbart is the Senior Advisor for Broadband in the Office of the Mayor of New York City.

He plays a key role in all of the City’s initiatives to achieve the Mayor’s goal of universal, affordable, high speed internet service for all New Yorkers by 2025. He was formerly the Director of Field Operations for New America’s Open Technology Institute, where he established an action-oriented division within the think tank that implemented broadband adoption programs and built wireless networks in partnership with community-based organizations around the world. He attended Deep Springs College and Columbia University and is a fourth-generation resident of Brooklyn, New York.