Micah Lasher

Micah Lasher is Head of External Affairs for Sidewalk Labs, overseeing communications with media and the public and building relationships with cities across the world as Sidewalk explores new technologies to improve urban life.

Before joining Sidewalk Labs, Micah served as Chief of Staff to New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, where he worked extensively to forge thoughtful regulatory approaches to emerging technologies. Previously, Micah was Director of State Legislative Affairs for the City of New York under Mayor Mike Bloomberg, an official with the New York City Department of Education, and an aide to Congressman Jerry Nadler.

Micah is a lifelong New Yorker who lives in Manhattan with his wife and three children, and who finally broke down and learned how to drive in December 2016.