Darrell Bridge

Senior Data Analytics Strategist & Open Data Lead, City of Ottawa

    Darrell Bridge is a Senior Data Analytics Strategist and is the Open Data Lead for the City of Ottawa. As part of a Smart City team, he works with internal and external stakeholders to develop data analytic solutions to facilitate fact-based decision making to enable service improvements. Darrell’s primary focus is Open Data, releasing data to the public that is machine readable without restrictions from copyright, patents or other mechanisms of control. He is passionate about data and working collaboratively with community partners to solve civic issues. He has worked for the City of Ottawa for the past 16 years, with the majority of the time spent within Information Technology Services as strategic support to the Chief Information Officer (CIO). Prior to joining the City, he was an IT Management Consultant for Deloitte. He has a Bachelor of Mathematics from the University of Waterloo in Business Administration and System Management.