Interview on Gov 2.0 Radio
I had the pleasure of talking with Allison Hornery of Gov20Radio this weekend on civic hacking, civic startups and open government data. You can listen to this interview here. 2012 is going to be a big year for civic hacking and I make some fairly strong assertions about what we’ll see this year in terms… Continue reading
What Does A Civic Startup Look Like?
In my last post, I made reference to some of the qualities of civic startups – the special and important things about these kinds of small, agile companies that set them apart from other startups. I think clarifying what civic startups are (and what they are not), as well as what we expect them to… Continue reading
I am the former Chief Data Officer for the City of Philadelphia. I also served as Director of Government Relations at Code for America, and as Director of the State of Delaware’s Government Information Center. For about six years, I served in the General Services Administration’s Technology Transformation Services (TTS), and helped pioneer their work with state and local governments. I also led platform evangelism efforts for TTS’ cloud platform, which supports over 30 critical federal agency systems.