Lecture: Making Government Better Through Open Science

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Date/Time:Tuesday, 22 Oct 2019 at 5:00 pm
Location:Pioneer Room, Memorial Union
Cost:Free
Contact:
Phone:515-294-9934
Channel:ISU Lecture Series
Categories:Diversity Lectures
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"Making Government Better Through Open Science: Real-life Examples of Truly Smarter Cities," Tom Schenk Jr., researcher and author on applying technology, data and analytics to make better decisions. He's the director of analytics at KPMG, where he leads the smart city and government analytics practice.

Schenk served previously as Chief Data Officer for the City of Chicago, led education research for the State of Iowa, and has held a variety of positions within academia. Schenk is the co-founder of the Civic Analytics Network at Harvard University's Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation. He is also the co-organizer of the Chicago Data Visualization Group.