Manager Geospatial Data Integration and Access; Manager Open Data, Geospatial Competency Centre, City of Toronto
Ryan Garnett wears many leadership hats as a data aficionado. He leads both the City’s Open Data program and the team responsible for creating and maintaining the City’s foundation mapping information. Ryan’s expertise in data driven decision making and data analytics has transformed the open data catalog into an innovative hub focused on solving important civic issues. He is also passionate about engaging communities around accessible and open source data. Before working with the City of Toronto, Ryan worked in urban data and information projects in Canada, USA, Qatar, China and India. Ryan graduated from Lakehead University with a MA in Environmental Studies.