Ian Henshaw, CEO of The Open Data Institute of North Carolina
The Open Data Institute is catalyzing the evolution of open data culture to create economic, environmental, and social value. It helps unlock supply, generates demand, creates and disseminates data to address local and global issues.
We convene world-class experts to collaborate, incubate, nurture and mentor new ideas, and promote innovation. We enable anyone to learn and engage with open data, and empower our teams to help others through professional coaching and mentoring.
Ian is an entrepreneur in Cary, NC involved with several companies and markets mostly related to technology. Ian serves on the Town of Cary Economic Development Committee, is active with the Cary Chamber of Commerce and several charitable organizations.
A customer-focused, inquisitive, fast-learner, Ian has a record of rapid advances in responsibility and leadership roles. Ian has experience in multiple corporate functions and industries and a passion for multicultural engagements allowing him to see the big picture and to develop products and processes to best fit that picture.
Ian’s goals are to develop high-quality, high-reliability products that exceed customer expectations. Technology is used as a tool to improve business processes and practices leading to a proven record of success.
Specialties: Technology, process change, leadership, team building, entrepreneurship, organizational growth, multi-cultural interaction.
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