Graham Richard

Graham Richard Associates LLC
Fort Wayne , IN

Graham Richard has experience as an Indiana State Senator, entrepreneur and mayor of Fort Wayne, IN. During his two terms, the city became a lean, results-producing organization winning awards for the #1 Public Works Department and #1 Fleet Department. That story is captured in his book Performance is the Best Politics.

Graham has been dubbed “America’s Broadband Mayor” for his leadership in promoting high-speed broadband deployment and applications. He won the Fiber-to-the-Home Council's 2005 Star Award and was chosen one of the top 25 Doers, Dreamers and Drivers by Government Technology Magazine.

His keynote speeches include the National Guard Leadership Summit, Broadband Properties Summit, DOD Lean Six Sigma Breakthrough Conference, Mayors' Technology Summit, and Defense Business Agility Forum.

Graham is a Brookings Non-Resident Senior Fellow. He received an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Indiana University in 2010. He is a graduate Princeton University.