L.A.'s New Chief Data Officer Sees Equity, Interoperability as Keys to Future
"The need to understand what is the safest way to make policy in Los Angeles is really set by data," Jeanne Holm told Techwire. "If you tune in to the mayor’s nightly news conferences, every news conference starts the same way: 'Tonight, we’re going to talk about the data.'"
Jeanne Holm, the new chief data officer for the city of Los Angeles, is a familiar name -- not just to many in the IT community, but globally. She’s worked with the United Nations and the World Bank, and she was the Data Evangelist for the Obama administration. In addition, she’s been an instructor at UCLA for almost 20 years. Holm was named to her...