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The City of Rochester is hiring its first-ever Director of Innovation. Seeking to build on Rochester’s tradition of leadership in technical and entrepreneurial innovation, the City of Rochester created the Office of Innovation and Strategic Initiatives in September 2014 and announced its expansion last month after the City was awarded a grant from Bloomberg Philanthropies.
(Wednesday, January 21, 2015) -- “Governor Andrew Cuomo laid out a clear and ambitious agenda that aligns with our vision for the City of Rochester, and creates opportunity for all New Yorkers. In Rochester, we have been working to provide our residents with more access to jobs, safe neighborhoods and a quality education. We are hopeful that the Governor will look to Rochester as a valuable partner in advancing the state’s agenda.