Socrata Connect draws some of the most creative and unique government data leaders, visionaries, and practitioners out there to share their stories with you.

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Addah Moritz-Smith

Sr. Business Management Analyst , City of Henderson, NV

Alexander (Alec) Chalmers

Director, Worldwide Public Sector, Amazon Web Services

Alexander Krughoff

Solution Architect, Socrata

Alicia Brown

Senior Data Analyst, Socrata

Andrew Deming

Senior Support Specialist, Socrata

Andrew Strong

Chief of Staff, County of San Diego, CA

Anna Roach

Chief Strategy Officer, Fulton County, GA

Ayn Leslie-Cook

Engineer, Socrata

Ben Birge

CountyStat Manager, Prince George's County

Ben Varon

Team Lead, Technical Support & Consulting, Socrata

Ben Wellington

Founder, I Quant NY

Bindu Venugopal

Manager for SLG Consulting, Socrata

Brad McCarty

Programmer Analyst, City of Austin, TX

Bruce Graham

Chief Strategy Officer, Tyler Technologies

Cameron Stark

Open Data Strategist, City of Calgary

Catherine Ho

Product Designer, Performance Optimization Cloud, Socrata

Chris De Sisto

Data Analyst, Socrata

Chris Duranti

Engineer, Socrata

Chris Guido

Deputy Comptroller/CIO, Office of the Comptroller of MA

Christine Robinson

Manager, Federal Consulting, Socrata

Clare Zimmerman

Product Manager, Socrata

Colby Clabaugh

Director of Performance Delivery, Office of Governor Tom Wolf, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Dan Morgan

Chief Data Officer, Department of Transportation (DOT)

David Alba

Evaluation Officer, European Commission

David Doyle

Open Data Program Manager, City of Seattle, WA

Debbie Volk

StPeteStat Coordinator, City of St. Petersburg

Elliot Flautt

Solutions Engineer, Socrata

Evan Allred

Data Administrator, City of Mesa, AZ

Fausto Lopez

Analytics Manager, NYC Taxi and Limousine Commission

Franklin Williams

VP of Product Development, Socrata

Jake Bayless

Programmer / Analyst, City of Santa Rosa, California

Jeff Puckett

Jeff Puckett Senior Vice President, Strategic Initiatives, Tyler Technologies

Jeffrey Press

Director, Government Performance, Socrata

Jessica Carsten

Director of Customer Success, Socrata

Jessica Hilldorfer

Senior Educator , Socrata

John Ridener

Open Data Community Liaison, San Mateo County, CA

Jon Levy

Open Data Program Manager, City of Chicago, IL

Josh Kalov

Founder, Kalov Strategies, LLC

Juan Vasquez

Data Programs Manager, Office of Finance, City of Los Angeles, CA

Julie Demuth

Finance and Performance Management Administrator, Pierce County, WA

Justin Baker

Strategic Performance Management Analyst for the Office of Performance and Transformation, State of Michigan

Justin Bruce

Data, Innovation, and Performance Management Practice Leader, Socrata

Kate Garman

Smart City Coordinator, City of Seattle, WA

Keith Durbin

Chief Information Officer, Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, TN

Kevin Donohue

Senior Program Manager, Socrata

Kevin Merritt

Founder & CEO, Socrata

Kimberly Olivares

Chief Performance Officer, City of Austin, TX

Kimberly Rodriguez

Data Programs Lead, City of Los Angeles, CA

Kirk McLean

Program Manager, Open Data Buffalo, City of Buffalo, New York

Kord Davis

Digital Strategist, Advisor, Socrata

Kristine Grill

Open Data Portal Coordinator, Ramsey County, MN

Kyle Hall

Product Manager, Socrata

Laura Settlemyer

Director of Blight Remediation, City of Hartford, CT

Laura Shearin

Business Administration Manager, City of Henderson, NV

Leigh Tami

Chief Performance Officer and Director, Office of Performance & Data Analytics, City of Cincinnati

Malinda Curtis

Sr Data Integrations Architect, Socrata

Matt Garofalo

Senior Project Manager, Socrata

Matthew Erlendson

Founder, Origami Innovations

Matthew Hauler

Health Practice Leader - Customer Success, Socrata

Matthew Saniie

Chief Data Officer, Cook County State's Attorney's Office

Max Holdhusen

Policy Analyst, Ramsey County, MN

Megan Goulding

Director of External Relations, USC Sol Price Center for Social Innovation

Megan Schneider

Senior Software Engineer, Socrata

Melissa Bridges

Performance & Innovation Coordinator, City of Little Rock, AR

Mike Rowicki

Assistant to the Chief Strategy Officer, Fulton County, GA

Mike Sarasti

Chief Data Officer, City of Miami, FL

Mona Siddiqui

Chief Data Officer, The Department of Health and Human Services

Nick Snider

Program Manager, Socrata

Nick Walker

Performance Data Manager, City of Memphis, TN

Oliver Wise

Digital Government Principal, Socrata

Oswaldo Mestre Jr.

Chief Service Officer & Director of Citizen Services, City of Buffalo, NY

Peter Moore

Data Analyst, Socrata

Robin Rosenberg

Product Manager, Socrata

Robyn Mace

Chief Data Officer, Metro Nashville Government

Roger Sliva

Data Engineer, City of Mesa, AZ

Russell Rogers

Enterprise Platforms and Open Data Program Manager, Naperville, IL

Ryan Hall

Educator , Socrata

Safouen Rabah

Chief Marketing & Product Officer, Socrata

Samantha Crosby

Chief Marketing Officer, Tyler Technologies

Scott Olsen

Director of Department Assistance, Commonwealth of Massachusetts - Office of the Comptroller

Scott Robidoux

Director of Data Solutions, United Way of Connecticut

Shane Marshall

Executive Deputy Director, Utah Department of Transportation

Sherry Schoonover

Deputy Director of Information Technology, City of Topeka, KS

Steve Lopez

Senior Business Operations Analyst, City of Henderson, NV

Steve Williams

Assistant to the Chief Strategy Officer, Fulton County, GA

Tom Shack

Comptroller, Commonwealth of MA

Tricia Wang

Global Tech Ethnographer, Co-founder, Sudden Compass

Trudy Raymundo

Public Health Director, San Bernardino County, CA

Tyler Kleyklamp

Chief Data Officer, State of Connecticut

Victoria Lewis

Data Services Manager, Montgomery County, MD