Jase Wilson is the Founder and CEO of Neighborly, the financial technology company focused on connecting communities with the capital they need to fund vital public projects like schools, libraries and parks. Neighborly works to ensure that public finance can rapidly deliver the next generation of innovative, resilient infrastructure, such as community broadband networks and community solar microgrids. Jase’s early education was concentrated on applied mathematics and engineering, and then as an undergraduate he immersed himself in the study of urban planning and design. At MIT, Jase continued his deep focus on cities and technology at the Department of Urban Studies and Planning (DUSP). Before starting Neighborly, Jase founded Luminopolis, a civic technology firm focused on helping communities connect with citizens through open-source software. Every year, he chairs the recurring giving circle at National Coalition of Domestic Violence. Originally from Maryville, Missouri, Jase lives in San Francisco.