Smart City expert

Jason Hare

Open Data Evangelist

Named one of the top 100 global influencers in Government Technology by Onalytica in 2017, Jason is the Open Data Evangelist for OpenDataSoft. He has worked in the public sector and in data dissemination for most of his 25 year career. Jason served in several organizations on the topic of data governance and open data, and served as a member of the White House OSTP Open Data Advisory Group. He is listed as an Open Data Expert on the World Bank's Open Data Toolkit.

Jason's open data projects include: The North Carolina Department of Commerce; Town of Chapel Hill; Durham City and County; Durham Public Schools; City of Raleigh; The City of Newark; The City of Cambridge; The City of Chelsea; Ireland's Ministry of Reform; Colombia's Ministry of Information and Communications; The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico; and The Colorado Secretary of State's Office.