Brooks RainwaterSenior Executive and Director at National League of Cities
Brooks Rainwater is a Senior Executive of the National League of Cities and the Director of the Center for City Solutions.
Rainwater leads the organization’s research agenda, oversees technical assistance efforts and leadership education, and serves as a spokesperson on a myriad of city issues.
Rainwater leads a team of thirty experts across the field of urban policy, and regularly advises cities both in the United States and globally on critical issues faced now and yet to come.
Throughout his career, Rainwater has published reports and articles on innovative solutions that lead to vibrant and successful cities. His primary research interests are on the digital economy, mobility innovation, the future of work, and the impact of state preemption on local authority. Rainwater’s thoughts have been read, heard, and seen on NBC's TODAY Show, the Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, CNN, NPR, BBC, and the New York Times. He also contributes writing to Fast Company, Bloomberg’s CityLab, TechCrunch, US News, and Fortune.