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Santiago Garces

Santiago Garces
Santiago Garces
Director
Innovation & Performance

A native of Bogota, Columbia, Santiago Garces is internationally acclaimed for his expertise in municipal technology and inclusive innovation work. Before being named the new City of Pittsburgh Director of Innovation and Performance, Santiago served as the Chief Innovation Officer of South Bend. Santiago's team at the city aims to provide critical technology, performance improvements, communication, and innovation services to all City departments and residents. A graduate of the University of Notre Dame, Santiago resides in Downtown Pittsburgh.

Innovation and Performance Leadership:

Heidi Norman
Deputy Director
Innovation & Performance
Heidi.Norman@pittsburghpa.gov  
412-255-8626

Sylvia Harris
Assistant Director of Operations
Innovation & Performance
Sylvia.Harris@pittsburghpa.gov 
412-255-2152