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Joel Gurin

  • Education

    Bachelor of Arts, Biochemistry, Harvard University

Joel Gurin

Joel Gurin is president and founder of the Center for Open Data Enterprise, a Washington-based nonprofit that works to maximize the value of open data as a public resource. Before launching the Center in January 2015, he wrote the book Open Data Now and led the launch team for the GovLab’s Open Data 500 study and Open Data Roundtables.

He previously served as chair of the White House Task Force on Smart Disclosure and as chief of the Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau of the US Federal Communications Commission.

For over a decade he was editorial director and then executive vice president of Consumer Reports, where he directed the development of, the world’s largest paid-subscription information-based website.

Programs Joel Teaches

Foundations of Data Driven Decision Making