On Thursday, August 19th, Gred Midcap and Steve Keller from the US Department of Treasury joined MDI Research Professor Amy O’Hara to discuss how the Bureau of the Fiscal Service has delivered on the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act (DATA Act), and how they’re continuing to work on linking federal financial data and making this data available to the public.
William (Greg) Midcap: Program Analyst and Product Owner for the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act (DATA Act) Information Model Schema (DAIMS). Greg joined the former Bureau of the Public Debt (now Fiscal Service) in November of 2008. During his time working for the government, he worked in Software Development, IT Service Management, Enterprise Architecture, and now works within the Office of the Chief Data Officer in his current role as DAIMS Product Owner.
Steve Keller: Steve Keller serves as the Senior Data Scientist at the Bureau of Fiscal Services within the Department of Treasury. He oversees and provides leadership on a broad range of research projects and assists the Chief Data Officer in building scientific and technical capabilities within the Bureau. Since 2006, he has designed data science models for sports, finance and is an active competitor on Kaggle.com – Google’s competition platform for data scientists. Previously, he worked as a statistician at the US Census Bureau and as a data scientist at the General Services Administration. He holds a MEng in Systems Engineering from Cornell University and a BA in Economics from SUNY Oswego.