National Open Data Coordinator, Ministry of the Interior, Czech Republic
Michal Kubáň has worked in the area of open data since 2013. He is currently working as an National Open Data Coordinator at the Ministry of Interior of the Czech Republic where he is in charge of national Open data policy. He also leads the Czech Open Data Task Force. He is a member of OECD Expert Group on Open Government Data and member of European Commission's Public Sector Information Expert Group. Before working at the government, Michal worked as Open data evangelist and advocate at Open Society Fund Prague where he worked closely with the Czech state institutions to promote transparency and accountability through open data. In 2014 and 2015 he was working as an Open Data Barometer researcher for Czech Republic. Michal holds MA in History from Palacky University Olomouc and MA in Euroculture from Rijksuniversiteit Groningen.