Stefaan Verhulst

Chief Research and Development Officer

The GovLab @ NYU, US

Stefaan is co-founder and Chief Research and Development Officer of the Governance Laboratory @NYU (GovLab) where he is responsible for building a research foundation on how to transform governance using advances in science and technology.

His research focuses on how technology can improve people’s lives and the creation of more effective and collaborative forms of governance. Specifically, he is interested in the perils and promise of collaborative technologies and how to harness the unprecedented volume of information to advance the public good.

Speaking In

Data collaboratives: an assessment of new ways to use data for civic impact

Insights gained from a comprehensive mapping project on how corporate (and other) data is being shared to create public value; and a look at the role of knowledge-sharing within the civic tech and open government research communities, especially as it relates to the Open Governance Research Exchange (OGRX).