Chief Data Officer, District of Columbia
Barney Krucoff, is the Chief Data Officer of the District of Columbia. Much of his work as CDO has been directed to the District’s data policy which was issued by Mayor Bowser in April 2017. Recently, Barney served as District’s Interim Chief Technology Officer.
Prior to returning to the District government, Barney served as Geographic Information Officer for the State of Maryland managing the GIS and Open Data programs. Before the Maryland, Barney served as the GIS Manager for the District of Columbia from 2004 to 2011. Additionally, Barney served four years on the National Geospatial Advisory Committee, where he advised the federal government on national geospatial policy, and he is a past chairman of the Metropolitan Washington Council of Government’s GIS Committee.
Barney has a master’s degree in city planning from the Georgia Institute of Technology and bachelor’s degree from Vanderbilt University.