David Keyes

Digital Equity Manager at City of Seattle

Topic: Evaluating Community Resources - Digital Equity Core

David Keyes works at the intersection of information and communications technologies, civic engagement, race and social justice, and community capacity building. He has over 35 years of experience in the public, non-profit and education sectors. He was the first community technology planner in the country and developed the City of Seattle’s digital inclusion programs. In 2016, he received the inaugural Charles Benton Digital Equity Champion Award from the National Digital Inclusion Alliance and the Benton Foundation. He is originally from Milwaukee, WI, and is a graduate of Antioch College and the University of Washington’s Evans School of Public Affairs. As manager of the City of Seattle’s Digital Equity Programs, he oversees strategic planning, policy, and program evaluation. David juggles priorities, as well as balls and clubs.