Dan Murray is Director of Technology Innovation and Services for the City of Kitchener, a thriving city located in Southern Ontario with a population of 230,000. Dan has worked in Information Technology for close to 20 years- 17 of those have been with the City of Kitchener holding various roles.
Dan has led numerous technology initiatives throughout his career including facility planning, datacenter development, telecommunications upgrades and mobile computing strategies.
In 2013, Dan was a key member of the City’s Open Government project team that led to the adoption of an updated Corporate Accountability and Transparency policy based on the principles of open government. Dan and his staff have led the City through the successful launch of an Open Data portal in May 2014 and continue to champion the open data initiative within the City.