Dr Paul Plantinga

Senior Research Manager, Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC)

Area of Expertise:
Open Government and Civic Technology

City of Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

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Speaker Bio

Paul Plantinga is a Senior Research Manager at the Human Sciences Research Council in South Africa. He is currently leading projects that use digital technologies to support participatory and evidence-informed policymaking. Between 2012 and 2016 he managed open innovation and open data work at The Innovation Hub, an agency of the Gauteng Provincial Government. Prior to this he completed a PhD in ICT governance with the Centre for Organisational and Social Informatics at Monash University and worked as a solution architect and engineer in mobile telecoms and VoIP

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