Most Inspiring Up & Comer
As Chief Data Officer at Census, Zachary Whitman has been sharing his vision to unlock the wealth of data about the nation’s population/economy through one of the government’s largest data portals in a modernized and easy-to-use way. He’s emphasized the importance of the user by grounding improvements in research and feedback from wide-ranging customer groups. The platform’s innovation continues through Whitman’s strategic plan to include features like customizable tables/map views, data visualizations, and solutions developments with open API. His focus on providing trustworthy public information has pushed our teams to consider Census data in ways that are exciting, and most importantly, usable.