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Gov. Murphy names NYU prof to be NJ's first-ever chief innovation officer

August 13, 2018 - 3:27 pm

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- Gov. Phil Murphy named a New York University professor to be New Jersey's first-ever chief innovation officer.

Murphy said Monday in a statement that Beth Noveck would take on the job, which stems from his 2017 campaign pledge to spur the state's economy.

Noveck is a professor at NYU's Tandon School of Engineering where she directs its governance lab.