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2021 Civic Hacker Summit

Virtual Event | November 5-6, 2021

Andrew Means

Improving the Social Sector Using Data and Tech

Day 2: Saturday, November 6, 2021, 10:00 AM PST

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Andrew Means

Good Tech Fest

Andrew has dedicated his career to creating a more effective and efficient social sector by developing data tools and technologies that help organizations improve their impact. He is currently the Senior Director for Global Impact Data Strategy at and the CoFounder of BrightHive, a startup focused on data sharing technology and infrastructure for the social sector.

Additionally, Andrew is the founder of Data Analysts for Social Good, a professional organization for individuals interested in how data, technology, and analytics are changing the social sector. Through this work, Andrew hosts webinars, classes, and an annual conference attracting hundreds of leaders from around the world.

Previously Andrew was the founding Executive Director or, founder of the consulting firm Impact Lab, Associate Director at the Center for Data Science & Public Policy at The University of Chicago; Manager, and Director of Research & Analytics at the YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago. In all these roles Andrew has helped develop teams dedicated to using data to further the impact of the social sector.

Andrew is an internationally recognized speaker on issues of data and philanthropy speaking at conferences around the world. He is a member of the Board of Directors at Ingenuity Inc., VolunteerMatch, and The Wabash Lights and serves as Chairman of the Board at 10k Windows.

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