Joe Hand helps researchers, international organizations, and communities address structural problems using data and technology. He is co-Executive Director and Director of Operations at Code for Science & Society and a core developer on Dat project.
Joe previously led a global project to transform data collection practices of a community-driven organization, operating in slums across 30 countries. He has managed data-oriented projects for research groups, Fortune 500 companies, and international NGOs. He works at the intersection of communities and technology to make data accessible and usable for all. Joe is experienced at managing projects across disciplines and cultures to educate about technology and advance practical and ethical uses of data. He has a track record of identifying and improving organizational processes, especially around communication and data. Joe jumps between developing core Dat tools and prototypes, writing blog posts on nonprofit business practices, and improving team and open source management processes.
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