• Jeanne Holm

    Chief Knowledge Architect at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory

    Jeanne Holm is the Chief Knowledge Architect at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, driving innovation and data-driven decisions through enhanced data architectures for space missions, engineering, and science. Her work ranges from social media, virtual worlds, gaming, semantic web, and collaborative systems, including the award-winning NASA public portal (www.nasa.gov) and pioneering knowledge architectures and collaborative technologies within the U.S. Department of Defense.

    As Evangelist for Data.Gov (an open government flagship project for the White House), Jeanne led collaboration and built communities with the public, educators, developers, and international and state governments in using open government data. She led the Open Government Platform, an open source collaboration between the Governments of India and the U.S. Her focus is on using open data for civic innovation, particularly with at-risk communities.

    She is a Fellow of the United Nations International Academy of Astronautics and a Distinguished Instructor at UCLA. Jeanne has more than 130 publications on information systems, knowledge management, and innovation. Her courses focus on big data, knowledge management, and civic innovation. Her honors include the NASA Exceptional Service Medal for leadership (twice), top 50 Women in Tech, NASA Achievement Award for her work on the Galileo and Voyager spacecraft, three Webby’s from The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, and led NASA to an unprecedented three global Most Admired Knowledge Enterprise (MAKE) awards.


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