The Beeck Center for Social Impact + Innovation at Georgetown University announced on Monday that Connecticut's former chief data officer, Tyler Kleykamp, has joined the innovation hub's Data + Digital team as a fellow.
Connecticut’s former first-ever chief data officer, Tyler Kleykamp, has joined the Beeck Center for Social Impact + Innovation at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.
The Beeck Center is an experiential hub at Georgetown that trains students and incubates scalable ideas for social change, according to its website. The center announced Kleykamp’s arrival to the Data + Digital team as a Beeck Center fellow in a tweet on Monday.
#BeeckFellow @TKleykamp leaves his position as CT Chief Data Officer and joins our Data + Digital team. “I’m excited for the opportunity to advance the positive impact that data can have when used responsibly.” #ImpactAtScale #BeeckFellows2019 https://t.co/2eR6bJWhob pic.twitter.com/mCiVH17qlb— Beeck Center (@BeeckCenter) September 23, 2019
Before he stepped down from his role as Connecticut's chief data officer Sept. 6, Kleykamp hinted to Government Technology that he would be working with state leaders throughout the country to enhance the capabilities of data, though he did not say at the time where he was headed.