Robert Giggey

Rob Giggey

Robert Giggey


Robert has been with the City of Ottawa since 2002 currently managing a team which oversees both and the City’s opendata program.  Launched in 2010 the program has experienced a 500% growth in the number of data sets available to the public, the successful completion of two App contests, and can attribute over 100 working mobile applications and websites to the program; contributing revenue and cost savings to the City as well as promoting transparency, accountability, and public engagement.

Robert has served as the Eastern Regional Director for MISA Ontario, on the Board of Governors for GTEC, and is currently assisting Ottawa Community Housing with their digital strategy.   He holds an MBA from the University of Ottawa and a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Maryland (UMBC).

All session by Robert Giggey

Open Data Portals

15:00 - 16:15