James keene

James Keene

cities, community builder, government, public administration, Sustainability, urban planning




James Keene is the current City Manager of Palo Alto, California. He formerly served as the City Manager of Berkley California and Tucson Arizona and as the County Manager of Coconino County in Arizona. Throughout his career in public service, he has always been passionate about sustainability, community building, civic engagement, and innovation to positively transform local governments. Local government official that champions data-transparency to help build smarter cities.