Ryan Garnett

Manager, Geospatial Data Integration and Access, City of Toronto

    Working for the City of Toronto’s Information & Technology Division, Ryan leads a team responsible for the creation and maintenance of the City’s foundation mapping information, while leading the transition from a maintenance focused mandate, to that which focuses on data analytics and data driven decision making. Additionally Ryan leads the City’s Open Data program, which makes municipal information available to private citizens, start-ups, corporations, other levels of government, educational institutions, and researchers. Prior to working with the City of Toronto, Ryan worked nationally and internationally in both the public and private sector in urban data and information projects, in Canada, USA, Qatar, China and India. Constantly learning, Ryan graduated from Lakehead University with a Master’s degree in Environmental Studies.