Michelle Jeske is the Denver City Librarian, head of the 26-location urban library system which serves more than 4.4 million people annually. Jeske has worked for the Denver Public Library since 2001, most recently serving on the executive team as the director of Collections, Technology and Innovation. She has served in a number of different positions at the library including the manager of Web Information Services and Community Technology Center and senior special collection librarian for the Library Without Walls. She was appointed Denver City Librarian in February 2015. Prior to the Denver Public Library, Jeske worked for the TCL CARL Corporation, San Antonio Public Library and New York Public Library. Her honors include Public Library Association Leadership Fellow, Colorado Librarian of the Year (2009) and Library Journal Mover and Shaker. Jeske holds a Master of Librarianship from the University of Washington and a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies/Political Science from Trinity University.