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NYC Tech Council CEO: City now a 'half step ahead' of London on technology
Last May, Ben Fischer at New York Business Journal, asked New York Technology Council CEO Erik Grimmelmann for his suggestions for how then-new Mayor Bill de Blasio should approach tech policy. He said de Blasio should try to emulate London Mayor Boris Johnson, who he highlighted as an innovative cheerleader.
After Johnson visited New York last week to promote his city's tech sector, I thought I'd check in with Grimmelmann for a status report on de Blasio and New York City policy. With a year's worth of experience, Grimmelmann now says he thinks New York is a "half step ahead" of London, even though he has become a " Tech London Advocate" himself. Click here to read transcript.