David Eaves advises governments on open government and open data, and businesses and nonprofits on open source strategies and community management.
He was an affiliate with the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University, where he analyzed issues surrounding the politics of data, as well as how negotiation theory can help improve online community management.
A co-founder of ReCollect Systems, a technology company specializing in digital solutions for the waste management sector, Eaves also writes on open innovation, public policy, public service sector renewal, open source and network systems.
In 2009, Eaves served as an adviser to the Office of the Mayor of Vancouver on Open Government and Open Data.
He is currently a member of the Advisory Board at Seattle-based digital government software provider Socrata, and an Advisory Board Member for Code for All, an international network of people and organizations who believe that digital technology opens new channels for citizens to more meaningfully engage in the public sphere and have a positive impact on their communities.