Giuseppe Sollazzo

I am a technologist and civic activist. I lead digital projects, systems and services.
I am an Open Data, Standards & Transparency policy wonk, create successful mobile & web applications, and take part to academic research.
I curate a weekly newsletter.

Some things I do or I have done:
  # NEW! Data for the community, a report for Power to Change UK on data strategy to support local community initiatives. Blog post here.
  # I worked with the BBC to calculate the average face of US Congresspeople, used in this video reportage from the Capitol
  # I calculated the average face of British Members of Parliament
  # I wrote an article with Italian MP Mara Mucci on transparency and Open Data [ITA]
  # Open data in the health sector (report commissioned by NHS England)
  # Winner of Open Data Awards 2016 (Individual Champion)
  # JISC 50 most influential Higher Education professionals on social media
  # Published article "The Open Data Delusion"
  # Senior Systems Analyst at St George's, University of London
  # Governor & Chair of the Resources Committee at Devonshire Hill Primary School
  # Director of Puntofisso Ltd (highlights: National Audit Office, Opta Sports, Department for Business Innovation and Skills, Rewired State, Department for Education)
  # Public Speaker (DataGovLeaders keynote, Open Laws Innovation Workshop, Improving Public Service Delivery through Open Data keynote)
  # Member of the Open Standards Board, Cabinet Office
  # 2013 - 2016 CTO at DigiTail Comics
  # 2014 - 2015 Member of the Health and Social Care Transparency Panel, Department of Health
  # 2013 - 2015 Member of the Open Data User Group
  # 2015 - 2016 Trustee at For Common Cause
  # Mobile apps that get 15,000 downloads, like Live Rugby


Oh, and I also take photos, make cheese and blog.