Alby Bocanegra

Alby Bocanegra
Alby Bocanegra
Interim Chief of Technology Officer,
The City of New York Mayor's Office

Alby Bocanegra currently serves the people of New York as Interim Chief Technology Officer in the Mayor’s Office of the Chief Technology Officer (MOCTO). He has dedicated his career to building expertise in talent architecture, business strategy, performance management with a passion for civic tech. He is professionally certified in talent strategy, diversity recruiting and sourcing combined with military training in Human Resources, Military Leadership, and Strategy. Alby credits his career success to one rare quality: grit. A gift he received from his life experiences as a Mexican immigrant, soldier in the US Army, college dropout, and disabled person. He prides himself on his unique ability to excel in varied capacities across multiple disciplines and thrive in fast paced environments while building cohesive teams of smart and ambitious hustlers. Alby is passionate about civic technology, diversity in tech, and veteran hiring. In his spare time he DJ’s, collects rare sneakers, and manages to avoid injuring himself while skateboarding or snowboarding.

Silicon Harlem is a social venture that has been designed to transform Harlem in to a technology and innovation hub. This includes establishing co-working spaces, gigabit infrastructure, securing investment capital, and hosting monthly meetups.
The Future
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