Efrem is the Manager, Economic Graph at LinkedIn where he leads a set of partnerships with government agencies and civic organizations to help connect workers to economic opportunity. Learn more about LinkedIn’s Economic Graph at economicgraph.linkedin.com. Prior to joining LinkedIn, Efrem led Code for America’s efforts to help governments better leverage agile software development and user-centered design to support their economic and workforce development efforts.
Efrem was a manager of economic development at the San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation where he led EDC’s work on public policy, global strategic initiatives, and select industries, including life sciences, clean technology, and craft beer. He has also served as a Performance Auditor for the City of San Diego and as a board member of multiple organizations supporting leadership development, education, and community engagement. In his spare time, Efrem is an avid runner, snowboarder, and homebrewer. Efrem has a Bachelor’s of Science in Urban and Regional Studies from Cornell University and a Master’s in Public Administration from the Maxwell School of Syracuse University.