Stephen Goldsmith

Professor, Harvard Kennedy School


Stephen Goldsmith is a Professor of Government and the Director of the Innovations in American Government Program at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government. He is the Chairman of the Corporation for National and Community Service. Goldsmith served two terms as mayor of Indianapolis, America’s twelfth-largest city, where he earned a reputation as one of the country’s most innovative public officials. His latest book, The Power of Social Innovation, suggests a path for better relationships between government and social entrepreneurs.