Emer Coleman is the Business Development Director for TransportAPI, a UK based SME powering change and innovation in transport. She is also the Founder of DSRPTN, an open data and technology consulting firm. Prior to joining TransportAPI Emer was the Deputy Director for Digital Engagement with Government Digital Services in Cabinet Office. She has also been Director of Digital Projects for the Mayor of London where she established The London Datastore.
Emer has a BA in History and Sociology from University College Cork and an MPA from Warwick Business School. She blogs frequently on innovation, digital disruption and open data and is a contributor to Beyond Transparency: Open Data and The Future of Civic Innovation (Code for America 2013).