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Darnell Sessoms

Product Manager, NYC Mayor’s Office for Economic Opportunity
Darnell is a Product Manager at NYC Mayor’s Office for Economic Opportunity (NYC Opportunity). He focuses on using digital tools to connect low-income New Yorkers to benefits and resources.

Before NYC Opportunity Darnell worked for Wiley publishing. He was on the Educational Technology Research and Development team; researching, evaluating, and launching new products and services. He transitioned to civic technology to use his skills towards something more personally meaningful and to help make a dent in the cycle of poverty.

Darnell has an MA from NYU in Communication and Technology Management and BA from Skidmore College in Anthropology.