Center for Open ScienceUnited States
Andrew Sallans is a strategic technologist working across many domains and fields. He has been working with research data for over a decade, after gaining an initial grounding in geographic information systems and archaeology. He is now managing partnerships, collaborations, and funding for the Center for Open Science, a technology start-up non-profit organization focused on making the scientific workflow more open, transparent, and reproducible.
He previously served as Head of Strategic Data Initiatives and Data Management Consulting Group at the University of Virginia Library, where he led the establishment of a new data management service unit. Prior to that position, he was Head of the Research Computing Lab. He has also served as the co-lead of the DMPTool, a PI on the Notes from Nature Zooniverse project, and Chair of the DataONE Users Group. He has a BA in history, archaeology, and art history, an MS in library and information studies, and an MS in the management of information technology.