Although Jillis new to the public sector in her role as the Innovation Program Manager for the Department of Transportation in San Jose, she is no stranger to how emerging technology can change the way people experience the world around them. After 5 years as a Program Manager for Street view at Google Maps, Jill is looking to bring her expertise leveraging technology to make San Jose the most innovative city in America.
A native of Illinois, Jill earned her Bachelor of Business Administration at Illinois State University in 2007. In 2014, she was granted the National CEO Award of Excellence for her Street view collaboration with Parks Canada. Beyond her professional life, Jill enjoys footgolf and the Oakland A's.