Wendy Carrara

Principal Consultant, Capgemini Consulting

Enhancing Open Data

Wendy Carrara is a Principal Consultant at Capgemini Consulting. She works in the Business Technology & Innovation practice of Capgemini Consulting where she is a core member of Capgemini’s global EU account. Wendy is managing the development of the European Data Portal and associated services, on behalf of the European Commission – DG CONNECT.

Beyond being just a project, the Portal offers support services to countries as they mature on their open data journey. In addition, there is a strong focus on driving understanding of the benefits of open data as well as the skills required to deliver insights from data.

Moreover, Wendy has been leading the research work on calculating the economic benefits of open data measuring: market size, jobs created, cost savings for public administrations and efficiency gains.