What is Open Data?

Open data is free, publicly available data that anyone can access and use, without restrictions. 
Open data can be used by businesses, nonprofits, governments and citizens to launch new initiatives and ventures, analyze trends, make data-driven decisions, and solve complex problems in all sectors of the economy.

Demand-driven open data means providing data to meet the needs of users.

What We Do

The Center for Open Data Enterprise is an independent nonprofit organization that develops smarter open data strategies for governments, businesses, and other nonprofits by focusing on data users.

WE MAP.

A global view of the
uses of open data.

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WE CONVENE.

Action-oriented dialogues for government agencies and
their data users.

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WE IMPLEMENT.

Improving the management and
quality of open data.

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Our Team

Our Team

The Center for Open Data Enterprise was founded an expert team that has led pioneering work in the field, both domestically and abroad.

Joel Gurin

President

Laura Manley

Partnerships & programs

Audrey Ariss

Research & DESIGN

Katherine Garcia

Communications

Myeong Lee

TECHNOLOGY FELLOW

Gustavo Magalhaes

VISITING FELLOW

Matthew Rumsey

research fellow

Sophie Hu

RESEARCH INTERN

Stephanie Huang

RESEARCH INTERN

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