Jeni-Tennison

Jeni Tennison

CEO of the Open Data Institute

Enhancing Open Data

Jeni Tennison is the CEO of the Open Data Institute. She gained a PhD from the University of Nottingham then worked as an independent consultant, specializing in open data publishing and consumption, before joining the ODI as Technical Director in 2012 and becoming CEO in 2016. She served on the W3C's Technical Architecture Group from 2011 to 2015 and co-chaired the W3C’s CSV on the Web Working Group.

She also sits on the UK's Open Standards Board; the Advisory Board for the Open Contracting Partnership; the Board of Ada, the UK's National College for Digital Skills; the Co-operative's Digital Advisory Board; and the Board of the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data.