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Seb Bacon

Chief Technical Officer

Seb Bacon is a manager, analyst, and programmer with a lifelong interest in “civic tech”. He is responsible for all the the software-related outputs of the DataLab. Prior to the DataLab, he was CTO at OpenCorporates, creating the largest open database of corporate data in the world. Elsewhere, he has been responsible for the design and deployment of the international Freedom of Information software, Alaveteli; and was founder of Democracy Club, an organisation dedicated to transparency in the operation of UK elections.