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Carlos Iglesias

World Wide Web Foundation
Senior Open Data Researcher
Carlos has extensive hands-on international experience acquired by the setup of close to fifty Open Data projects and initiatives all around the world, including continuous advisory services for the Spanish Open Data initiative. During the last six years, he has been helping governments and other organisations to engage in initiatives to release their data. He has participated in the development of pioneer Open Data methodologies and conducted diverse research and measurement studies. Some examples are several Open Data readiness assessments, the Open Data Barometer or the Open Data in Development Countries state of the art study.
Carlos is also an active participant at various global communities and working groups related to Open Government, Open Data and the Web, such as the World Wide Web Consortium, the Open Knowledge Network, the World Bank community of expert consultants, the OGP Open Data working group or the ISA programme for interoperability solutions at the European level.