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Opendatasoft organized a webinar with Steven Adler from the Ocean Data Alliance to discuss how data can lead to better services and products and contribute to the well-being of the oceans.

Lora Botev
Marketing, Opendatasoft
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The oceans cover 70 percent of our planet. They generate most of the world’s oxygen and contribute food, jobs, wealth, and joy to billions of people. But the oceans are also under great pressure from pollution, habitat destruction, and climate change. The need for more data and solutions is pressing, and open data plays a pivotal role in enhancing our understanding of the ocean for the benefit of business, science, and society.

At Opendatasoft, we work with leading corporations, universities, governments, and scientific organizations to build open data and data sharing solutions at scale. This webinar will give you a better understanding of the motivations, which spur companies and public actors to share data as well as of the results that they have achieved. Ultimately, you will be better equipped to build a data-driven culture within your organization and your industry.

  • How sharing data can generate huge value for public and private organizations.
  • Why data sharing practices should start from within your organization and how they can benefit your organization’s goals.
  • How you can use data to create better products and services in your specific field, including industries related to water, ocean, resilience, and beyond.

Rachel Han: As the Director of Business Development at Opendatasoft, Rachel is responsible for defining growth. She helps organizations with their digital transformation efforts, developing data sharing products and services. Previously, she was at the US Treasury, Office of the US Trade Representative, the U.N., and the Clinton Foundation. Earlier, Rachel worked with Mercer/Oliver Wyman. Rachel is a graduate of University of Pennsylvania and Harvard Kennedy School. She is currently a fellow at Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society.

Steven Adler: Steven is Chairman of the Ocean Data Alliance, which is a leadership forum dedicated to Open Ocean Data Solutions. A veteran of the IT industry, Steven was IBM’s Chief Data Strategist, and a well known thought leader and spokesperson on Data Governance, Smart Cities, and open data. Steven is a past member of the US Commerce Department Data Advisory Council, New York Civil Liberties Union Board, and IBM Academy of Technology Leadership Team. He has received two US President Volunteer Service Awards and has 4 patents in Data Privacy and Artificial Intelligence. He taught Data Governance and open data at NYU Stern School of Business, Bucerius Law School, and Copenhagen University.

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