Zachary Whitman

Most Inspiring Up & Comer

As Chief Data Officer at Census, Zachary Whitman has been sharing his vision to unlock the wealth of data about the nation’s population/economy through one of the government’s largest data portals in a modernized and easy-to-use way. He’s emphasized the importance of the user by grounding improvements in research and feedback from wide-ranging customer groups. The platform’s innovation continues through Whitman’s strategic plan to include features like customizable tables/map views, data visualizations, and solutions developments with open API. His focus on providing trustworthy public information has pushed our teams to consider Census data in ways that are exciting, and most importantly, usable.

Billy Mitchell

Written by Billy Mitchell

Billy Mitchell is Senior Vice President and Executive Editor of Scoop News Group's editorial brands. He oversees operations, strategy and growth of SNG's award-winning tech publications, FedScoop, StateScoop, CyberScoop, EdScoop and DefenseScoop. After earning his journalism degree at Virginia Tech and winning the school's Excellence in Print Journalism award, Billy received his master's degree from New York University in magazine writing while interning at publications like Rolling Stone.

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