Biography

David Cabo (Spain, 1976) has a Master degree in Software Engineering and a Bachelor in Psychology. He co-founded Fundación Civio in 2012 where he currently acts as Director and as a lead developer, doing data mining, scraping, analysis and visualisation. He started his career in the private sector (British Telecom, HM Revenues & Customs, Accenture, Ericsson and BBVA Global Markets). Before creating Civio, he co-organised the biggest open data hackathon in Spain, Desafio AbreDatos; launched the transparency initiative #adoptaundiputado to crowdsource the parsing of Spanish parliamentarians' financial disclosure reports; and collaborated with investigative reporters in the extraction and analysis of public records (Looting the Seas, ICIJ). He worked together with Access Info Europe and mySociety in the launch of the european transparency site AsktheEU.org


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