Ivan Begtin

I am co-founder of NGO "Infromational culture", OpenGovData.ru project and lot's of other russian e-Government and open data initiatives.

I am member of Russian government Open Data council.

I am member of Open Knowledge Foundation working group related to open data.

Earlier I was programmer, system architect and project manager as employee of few russian system integration companies for lot's of corporate and government projects.

I have more than 6 years experience in russian procurement automation and e-Government projects.

Right now I lead lot's of russian e-Gov and open government projects

- Open Police- http://www.openpolice.ru (Open Police). Project dedicated to police reform and police open data especially crime statistics.

- Goslyudi - http://www.goslyudi.ru (Government People). This project is catalog and aggregator of blogs of russian MPs and officials.

- Govweb - http://www.govweb.ru (Government Web). It's online database of all russian government websites, including ratings of quality and transparency and other technological and public interests lists.

- Oficialno - http://federal.polit.ru (Official news aggregator). This project aggregates ALL russian official news that coming from government websites

- Rosspending - http://www.rosspending.ru. Russian government contracts monitoring project. It huge online database with more then 1 million government contracts sorted by government agency, supplier and so on. This project was created by me for russian think tank - Insitute of Contemporary Development, http://www.insor-russia.ru/en/

- OpenGovData - http://www.opengovdata.ru. It's russian open government data catalog. More than 300 public data sources listed and lots of data extracted, converted and published as web services/public API.