Former Chief Analytics Officer & Chief Open Platform Officer for the City of New York


Mike Flowers is Chief Analytics Officer at Enigma Technologies, an integrated data solutions startup in Manhattan, where he leads Enigma’s analytics programs and platform development. Mike was also the first Urban Science Fellow at, and is currently an Executive in Residence for, the Center for Urban Science and Progress at New York University, which is focused on research and education in the emerging field of urban informatics.

Previously, Mike served as New York City’s first Chief Analytics Officer and Chief Open Platform Officer under Mayor Bloomberg. During his tenure he founded the Mayor’s Office of Data Analytics, a groundbreaking initiative in the use of public data focused on optimizing operations across more than 40 city agencies and $70 billion in annual budget. In addition, Mike designed and oversaw the implementation of NYC DataBridge, a citywide analytics platform that enables the sharing and analysis of city data both across agencies and with the public.

Prior to joining the Bloomberg Administration, Mike was Counsel to the U.S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations for the 110th and 111th Congress. From March 2005 to December 2006, Mike was Deputy Director of the Department of Justice’s Regime Crimes Liaison’s Office in Baghdad. From 2003 to 2005, he was with Williams & Connolly LLP in Washington D.C., and was a prosecutor with the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office from 1999-2003.

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