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Dana Chermesh-Reshef

Entrepreneur In Residence

Dana is an Entrepreneur In Residence at Schmidt Futures. She is an architect from Tel-Aviv, Israel, and an Urban Data Scientist from NYU CUSP (2018).

Prior to becoming an EIR, Dana was the Director of Urban Data and Innovation at DRAW Brooklyn, an innovative Urban Design studio in Red Hook, Brooklyn, where she co-founded inCitu, a City Planning accelerator that uses Augmented Reality and AI to speed-up planning processes and make them highly accurate, responsive, responsible and transparent.

In addition, Dana worked at the NYC Department of City Planning (DCP), conducting a data-driven analysis of Regional Planning. Her research on the feasibility of Tel-Aviv’s rezoning was published in “Haaretz” newspaper and she is a frequent lecturer on planning’s next frontier.