IT Data Architect, Business Application Services, Communications and Technology Management, City of Austin
Dr. TedLehr is a Data Architect with the City of Austin, Texas. He is part of Austin’s Smart City team, advising on technology, business partnerships and the use of data for better services, more open government, and development of opportunities for entrepreneurs and other private sector entities. Ted is also the staff member facilitating the Mayor’s Office’s White House TechHire workforce initiative. He is facilitating or participating in several university-industry-city research collaborations. Ted has published over 20 articles and often speaks on conference panels regarding open data entrepreneurship, research and smart cities. Dr. Lehr is also an adjunct lecturer in Computer Science at Texas State University.Texas State recognized him as Outstanding Part-Time Faculty in 2015 for the quality of his teaching and research outreach. He has over 20 years of experience in the private sector in large and small companies. Ted received his Ph.D in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon-University.