ben wellington

Deriving fresh insights (and good stories) from data

An advocate for the expansion and improvement of data in local governments speaks at Inman Connect

Data scientist Ben Wellington is known for his blog I Quant NY, which has influenced local policy changes in NYC street infrastructure, the training of its police officers, how New Yorkers pay for cabs and the design of subway vending machines.Wellington translates numbers into a language that's easier for most of us to understand -- because data becomes powerful when we know how to decipher it....