Wednesday November 11th 5-6 PM
Kirk McLean is the City of Buffalo’s first Director of Open Data. He manages Open Data Buffalo (data.buffalony.gov), the City’s official open data portal, which currently ranks #4 in the nation on the U.S. City Open Data Census, a crowdsourced measure of public access to public datasets in municipalities across the United States. He is the recipient of the 2018 NYS Department of State’s Trailblazer Award in recognition of innovative service delivery for his work on open data. During Kirk’s ten-year tenure at Buffalo City Hall, he has been an advocate for open data, data analysis, innovation, technology, and process improvement. He holds a Master’s Degree in Urban and Regional Planning from the University at Buffalo and lives in Buffalo’s University District with his wife and two beagles.
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