Board of Directors
Charlotte is Assistant Director of Public Space + Operations with Downtown Brooklyn Partnership. She works to support downtown Brooklyn's growth through facilitating the construction of public spaces, management of the public realm and streetscape, analyzing neighborhood-level data, and working with city agencies to deliver programs, policies, and capital projects to the neighborhood. She has a Masters of Urban Planning from NYU Wagner.
Pratik has worked with multiple nonprofits to improve living conditions for homeless families, low-income taxpayers, and immigration applicants. He brings a professional background in finance to Heat Seek. Pratik is currently a Harvard JD/MBA student and was previously a long-time NYC resident.
Alex Thinath is an entrepreneur at heart and engineer by training. He is currently a MBA candidate at Harvard University and brings a diverse background across financial services and social impact work. He joins Heat Seek to help build out our long-term business and fund raising strategies.
Ethan Zuckerman is director of the Center for Civic Media at MIT, and an Associate Professor of the Practice at the MIT Media Lab. His research focuses on the use of media as a tool for social change, the role of technology in international development, and the use of new media technologies by activists. He is the author of Rewire: Digital Cosmopolitans in the Age of Connection (W. W. Norton, 2013).