Daniel L. Doctoroff is chairman and C.E.O. of Sidewalk Labs, an Alphabet company seeking to develop a new district that would serve as the global model for the 21st-century city, integrating great urban design with cutting-edge technology.
From 2008 to 2014, Doctoroff was president and C.E.O. of Bloomberg L.P., the leading provider of news and information to the global financial community.
Prior to Bloomberg, he served as deputy mayor for economic development and rebuilding for the City of New York. With Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, he led the city’s dramatic economic resurgence, spearheading the effort to reverse New York’s fiscal crisis after 9/11 through a five-borough economic development strategy. Doctoroff also oversaw the creation of PlaNYC, New York’s path-breaking sustainability plan. He published “Greater Than Ever: New York’s Big Comeback,” a memoir-manifesto about his experience in city hall.
Before the Bloomberg administration, Doctoroff was managing partner of private equity investment firm Oak Hill Capital Partners. While at Oak Hill, he founded NYC2012, the organization that spearheaded efforts to bring the Olympic Games to the city.
Doctoroff serves on the boards of the University of Chicago and Bloomberg Philanthropies. He is the founder of Target ALS, which raises funds for and has established a new model of collaboration to advance ALS research. He is a founder and chairman of The Shed, an innovative new cultural institution on Manhattan’s Far West Side.