Publishing the data we collect helps the public and their representatives understand what's happening where they live and how problems may be affecting them.
B.A. Economics | UC Davis
Every day, Ben tries to answer one question, 'what is really going on?' To find answers, he sifts through millions of records, pushing the boundaries in government data analysis. He is looking for trends and irregularities and expanding our use of geospatial analyses and interactive graphics. These technologies allow our office to uncover problems that would otherwise go unnoticed and pursue important solutions that cut across issues and agencies.
"I don't ever want to stop learning and growing. I think we can leverage new technologies to have a bigger policy impact."
Principal Data Analyst