Obama Taps D.C. CTO Who Opened Up City Data
"A leap ahead of any other city government in the nation, Kundra began to break the "we know best" attitudes of the bureaucracy by providing the public with 240 real-time data feeds, focused on areas as varied as zoning permits, health care, potholes and crime incidents."
"For a municipal government once disparaged as one of America's worst, Kundra's energy and purpose has symbolized a dramatic turnaround."
"President Obama has just appointed him to a White House post as the federal government's Chief Information Officer. His task: to direct federal technology investments to improve the performance and lower the cost of government operations."