Hi! I'm Jason Lally!
Leader in civic data and its many uses with 10+ years experience in data management, analysis, visualization, and engineering. I helped build DataSF into a world-recognized program empowering use of San Francisco's data.


Data Services Manager
City and County of San Francisco
Oct 2017 - Present
Oversee data analytics, data science and engineering programs and strategic direction of enterprise data services offered by DataSF.
Open Data Program Manager
Mayor's Office of San Francisco
Aug 2014 - Oct 2017
Matured the City's Open Data Program including engineering practices, standards, processes and documentation. Implemented continuous improvement.
Mayor's Innovation Fellow
Mayor's Office of San Francisco
Aug 2013 - Aug 2014
Worked on a variety of innovation and data-related projects with City departments based on the Mayor's priorities.
Director of the Decision Lab
Oct 2009 - Aug 2013
Directed PlaceMatters' client-facing technology program to apply existing and emerging technologies in novel ways to urban planning and sustainability practices. Built up technology patterns to use across projects.
Planning Technology Associate
Jan 2008 - Oct 2009
Provided technology development and support to urban planning and sustainability projects for clients of PlaceMatters.
Planner/Urban Designer
Interface Studio
Jan 2007 - Jan 2008
On a part-time basis during graduate school, contributed design, technology and analytical support to client urban planning projects. This included design work in Photoshop and Illustrator and analytical work in ArcGIS.
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SF Open Data Program
The SF Open Data Program was established through executive order by then Mayor Gavin Newsom and codified into law by Mayor Edwin M. Lee. I worked with the City's Chief Data Officer to implement and mature the program.
Open Data Publishing Toolkit
The publishing toolkit describes how DataSF supports open data publishing. It is a living document that captures our business processes for new and existing staff and anyone who's curious.
San Francisco Building Explorer
The San Francisco Building Explorer is a demonstration application showing how to integrate various open datasets about buildings.