Jeanne Holm

Jeanne Holm is the former Evangelist for Data.Gov (an open government flagship project for the U.S. White House), Jeanne led collaboration, technical implementation, and built communities with the public, educators, developers, and governments in using open government data. She is a senior consultant at the World Bank in the field of open data, focused on developing nations and using open data for civic good. Additionally, as the Chief Knowledge Architect at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, she drives innovation through collaborative systems and platforms ranging from the award-winning NASA public portal ( to complex systems within the U.S. Department of Defense.  She is also the CIO and Director for Education for World Peace One, a charity that promotes peace and social justice through education and music. She is a Distinguished Instructor at UCLA, teaching courses in big data, civic innovation, and knowledge management. She is a Fellow of the United Nations International Academy of Astronautics, Moderator of Open Data Stack Exchange, and has more than 130 publications on innovation, open data, information systems, and knowledge management.