Open Data, So What? Why Data-Driven Decisions Matter Now More than Ever

Tuesday, March 7 | 1:50 pm - 2:20 pm

How do governments create more smart and meaningful public policies? They look at the data. The LA Controller's Office has been working hard to surface and share data around topics like domestic violence and homelessness. They're also working on data to improve government operations like public employee payroll, procurement, and public/private partnerships. Listen in as City of Los Angeles Director of Technology and Innovation Juan Lopez explains his approach to data sharing and public policy.


Juan Lopez

Director of Technology and Innovation, City of Los Angeles