"My work in Philadelphia was heavily informed by my time as a software developer," said [Mark] Headd. "I focused a lot on providing materials for external collaborators to use, publishing data sets meant to be used by civic hackers, entrepreneurs, journalists, etc. I think Tom Schenk in Chicago is bringing a real data science focus to the role of CDO. Abhi Nemani is doing some really interesting work around performance metrics for LA government."