Commerce's Chief Data Officer on Leading 'America's Data Agency' – Nextgov.com

Commerce's Chief Data Officer on Leading 'America's Data Agency' - Nextgov.com

As the recently appointed inaugural chief data officer for the Commerce Department, Ian Kalin says he doesn’t yet know exactly how he will gauge success.

But he knows one thing for sure: He won’t measure it in a “stereotypical bureaucratic fashion.”

Kalin brings both a business background, as the former director of open data for the startup Socrata, and government experience, as an Energy Department presidential innovation fellow. Nextgov talked with him to find out his plans for leading the so-called America’s data agency.

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