Steve Adler is IBM's Chief Information Strategist, where he is responsible for IBM's Open Data, Data Governance, and System Dynamics strategies. He is an early pioneer in the Data Governance Industry, and hold four patents on Data Privacy and Security, and is a member of the US Commerce Data Advisory Council, the Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition Program, and the Open Government Partnership.
Mr. Adler is the founder of the Open Governance Council, the Africa Open Data Group, and the Australia Open Data Group. He organized the first Africa Open Data Jam during the US-Africa Leaders Summit, and two subsequent Ebola Open Data Jams to use Open Data to improve information about Ebola and healthcare capacity in West Africa. Mr. Adler is co-chair of the W3C Data on the Web Best Practices Working Group and the OASIS XMILE Technical Committee. He has taught courses on Data Privacy and Governance at NYU Stern School of Business, the Bucerius Law School in Hamburg Germany, guest lectures at Copenhagen University.
Chief Information Strategist