Jennifer Robinson is a member of SAS’ U.S. Government Practice, working to help local governments maximize the use of their data through data integration, data management, and analytics. Jennifer has a background in software development and local government. She co-wrote the book A Practical Guide to Analytics for Government and is featured in the book Smart Cities, Smart Future. She has served as a Councilwoman for Cary, NC since 1999 and is a member of several boards that promote the success of her region and state as well as cities, counties, and councils of governments. Jennifer advocates for the use of emerging technologies to make local governments more effective.