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Ian Veidenheimer


Ian is an associate at Schmidt Futures supporting the digital connectivity team.

Prior, Ian oversaw a National Design Award-winning architecture firm, with projects ranging from urban masterplans in China to a new branch for the Brooklyn Public Library. He has received innovation fellowships at the NYC Mayor’s Office of the Chief Technology Officer, where he focused on 5G infrastructure and technology-driven approaches to financial inclusion, and 500 Startups, a global investor and startup accelerator. To Schmidt Futures, he brings experience launching pilots in cities complemented by graduate research in the digital divide and competition policy.

Ian holds a B.A. from Brown University and M.B.A. from the Yale School of Management.