Kristine LaLonde & Yiaway Yeh – Officers of Innovation for Nashville & Davidson County

How can a city build infrastructure for innovation?

Kristine LaLonde & Yiaway Yeh are Co-Chief Innovation Officers of Nashville and Davidson County.

Yiaway Yeh’s career has taken him from Africa to Silicon Valley, from boardrooms to latrine construction sites. All the while, he has been driven by a desire to see communities and government work together to build the collective good. 

Kristine LaLonde supports creative ideas and people as they solve community challenges. She builds teams that combine passion and pragmatism to create lasting change has been the driving force in Kristine LaLonde’s career in politics, government, and teaching.