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Steve Spiker

Urban Strategies Council
Director of Research & Technology
Oakland, CA
Steve (Spike) Spiker is the Director of Research & Technology with Urban Strategies Council, a social impact nonprofit based in Oakland and runs Stealing Beauty Photography. He speaks nationally on data driven decision making in public policy, community development and applied social research. Spike serves on the executive committee of the National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership and has successfully advocated for open data policies in Oakland and Alameda County. He manages the development of opensource technology, spatial analysis projects and mapping systems. He became a US citizen this year! He is the founder of OpenOakland, a civic hacker group that is part of the brigade arm of Code for America.