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Daniel X. O’Neil

Daniel X. O’Neil is Executive Director of the Smart Chicago Collaborative, a civic organization devoted to making lives better in Chicago through technology. Prior to Smart Chicago, O’Neil was a co-founder of EveryBlock, where he was responsible for uncovering new data sets through online research and working with local governments. He has worked in the open government/open data movement since 2004, creating technology, advocating for and writing policy, and working to improve how communities use data to make decisions and improve conditions. O’Neil is also a member of the board of directors at Voqal and The Sunlight Foundation. He’s written four books of poetry and has published 40,000 Creative Commons-licensed photos on Flickr. More here: www.derivativeworks.com.


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