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Matt Lerner

Research Manager

Matt is the Research Manager at Citymart, where his role is equal parts data science and city solutions research. He is responsible for building data tools to collect, classify and aggregate solutions from disparate sources, for maintaining Citymart's solutions database, and for exploring new avenues and pipelines for solutions sourcing. In addition, he leads the external research process for procurements promoted through Citymart BidSpark.


Originally from Los Angeles, Matt comes from a multidisciplinary background in mathematics, economics, and politics. In addition to his facility with data, Matt speaks Spanish and Arabic. His research career has focused in large part on cities, and he brings to Citymart a deep familiarity with the challenges faced by cities around the globe.


Matt's prior experience includes running large international surveys for the nonprofit Endeavor and conducting statistical research into the economic impacts of entrepreneurship for the World Bank.