Sector: Open Data
Shawn Simister is a Freebase expert and has been one of the top contributors since the online community began in 2007. He studied Computer Science at Carleton University in Ottawa and has worked as a software development consultant for the past 3 years. Shawn is passionate about new applications of technology and has a keen interest in Open Data and the Semantic Web. He was part of a local effort to make Ottawa one of the first Open Data cities in the world and has advocated on behalf of Open Data and the Freebase community at developer-oriented events.