Think Small: Using Data to Help Small Towns

“Big data” increasingly serves urban areas. Kyle Shank proposes methods for employing similar methodologies for similar end goals, but in more rural areas and without the necessary use of smart technologies.

Kyle Shank is a young, energetic professional with a passion for using data to change the world. He is currently a Senior Data Analyst for CLEAResult, a multi-national consulting firm specializing in energy efficiency programs. He is the Vice President of the Hub of Bar Harbor, a Maine Development Foundation-affiliated institution focused on economic development and downtown revitalization in Bar Harbor. He also serves on the Finance Committee for the Island Housing Trust, a local non-profit dedicated to the promotion of affordable housing on Mount Desert Island. He is a graduate of College of the Atlantic. He lives with his wife, Allison, and their daughter, Willa Brave, in downtown Bar Harbor.

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx

 

 

 

 

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