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Mr. Ben Hecht

President and Chief Executive Officer

Living Cities Inc

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Living Cities Inc

1040 Avenue Of The Americas Floor 17

New York, New York 10018

United States

Company Description

Founded in 1991, Living Cities is an innovative philanthropic collaborative of 22 of the world's largest foundations and financial institutions. Our members are not simply funders. They participate at the senior management level on the Living Cities Board ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Senior Vice President

The Enterprise Foundation


Member of the U.S. National Advisory Board
G8 Social Impact Investment Task Force

One Economy Corporation

National Center for Tenant Ownership

Finance Committee Chair and Treasurer for the Board of Trustees
Georgetown Day School





Georgetown University


Georgetown University Law Center

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Living Cities harnesses the knowledge of its member foundations and financial institutions to benefit low-income people and the cities where they live. Living Cities deploys a blend of more than $140 million in grants, loans and influence to re-engineer obsolete public systems and connect low-income people and underinvested places to opportunity. Prior to joining Living Cities, Mr. Hecht co-founded One Economy Corporation, a non-profit organization focused on connecting low-income people to the economic mainstream through innovative, online content and increased broadband access. Mr. Hecht received his JD from Georgetown University Law Center.

Neighborhood Stabilization Boot Camp | AllRealEstate: Real Estate For Sale News [cached]

This Boot Camp is a direct response to that frustration," said Ben Hecht, President and CEO of Living Cities.

Ben Hecht, President & CEO, Living Cities

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Moving Theory Into Action with Open Data: Interview with Ben Hecht
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We appreciate this opportunity for a brief follow-up discussion with Ben Hecht, President & CEO of Living Cities - to ask two questions about the implications of an article that made a stir and made the rounds (over 600 rt's on Twitter) when first published on FastCoexist.
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Appreciate the thoughts Ben, and the way Living Cities has applied 'crowding' to the public planning process in Louisville through its support of VizLou (
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Moving Theory Into Action with Open Data: Interview with Ben Hecht

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In addition to Edmonson and Zimpher, other education leaders at the event will include Ben Hecht, CEO of Living Cities, Jim Shelton, and Assistant Deputy Secretary for Innovation and Improvement at the U.S. Department of Education and Chad Wick, CEO of Knowledgeworks.

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