Dir. of Analytics, Johns Hopkins University's Ctr for Govt Excellence, partner to What Works Cities, a Bloomberg Philanthropies initiative
Originally from Chattanooga, Carter has spent his career helping state, local and federal governments use data to solve problems big and small. Before coming to GovEx, Carter established the Enterprise Analytics Division at the Federal Emergency Management Agency, where he ran FEMASTAT and other analytics teams. Together they automated the “Common Operating Picture” for the nation, turning 25 years of disaster data into interactive and interconnected data visualizations for FEMA employees. He has also served as the Associate Director of Strategy & Performance at DC Public Schools, Office of Special Education and as an advisor to the DC City Administrator on health and human services. He loves rock climbing and Ashtanga Yoga, but keeps getting injured because he’s accident prone.