Appallicious CEO receives national open data leadership award

From IT News Online:  Appallicious co-founder and CEO Yo Yoshida accepted the Exemplary Leadership Award from the Center for Digital Government last week at the Center's seventh annual Industry Summit, for his work with open data in San Francisco and across the country.

Yo was recognized for his efforts to revise San Francisco's open data legislation and the development of acclaimed civic apps for San Francisco. His company, Appallicious, created San Francisco's Rec & Park app, featured by the U.S. Department of Energy, and named one of the 7 open data apps every city should have by Mashable. Appallicious also developed the new Neighborhood Score app, which was launched by San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee at the US Conference of Mayors in June.

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