Baltimore’s Broadband and Digital Equity Director Jason Hardebeck Steps Down

Baltimore’s first-ever director of broadband and digital equity has stepped down, and the city will move his office under the purview of the Baltimore City Office of Information and Technology (BCIT), Mayor Brandon Scott’s office announced Thursday.

Jason Hardebeck, who was named the city’s first broadband and digital equity director in March 2021, has left the position, effective immediately, city officials said.

Kenya Asli, director of strategic initiatives with BCIT, will serve as interim director while the city searches for a permanent director.