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David Cabo

David Cabo is one of the founders of the Civio Foundation, which promotes an engaged citizenry through transparency and data openness. Among his projects are, a web for visualizing the annual budgets from Spanish public administrations, and - together with Access Info Europe -, an access to information site for Spain funded by more than 150 small donors using the crowdfunding platform Goteo. He worked for Access Info Europe and  mySociety in the launch of the european transparency site

David Cabo is vice-president of Pro Bono Publico, an Spanish association organizing the biggest Open Data hackathon in the country, Desafío AbreDatos; has launched the transparency initiative #adoptaundiputado (Adopt an MP) to crowdsource the parsing of Spanish parliamentarians' financial disclosure reports; and has collaborated with investigative reporters in the extraction and analysis of public records (Looting the Seas, ICIJ).

M.Sc. in Software Engineering, and B.Sc. in Psychology, before focusing on Open Data and transparency David had extensive technical experience as senior developer, consultant and software architect in projects at British Telecom, HM Revenues & Customs, Accenture, Ericsson or BBVA Global Markets.

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