Her name is Rachel Sterne and she was chosen to be NYC’s Chief Digital Officer, whatever that means. As far as her qualifications go, she’s hot 27, the CEO of crowdsourcing news site GroundReport and teaches social media at Columbia Business School, but more importantly, has a Flickr, a Facebook and a Twitter. See the interview she gave about the changing face of media on Vimeo below:

Also attention new media. Stop acting like you can survive without “legacy media,” it ain’t happening. (Photo: Rachel Sterne/flickr)