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Jose Luis Marin

Title proposal: Alternative estimation of ‘‘public procurement advertised in the Official Journal as % of GDP’’ european official indicator using open government data.

Biography: Holding both a Telecommunication Engineering Degree and a Business Administration Degree from the University of Valladolid (Spain), Mr. Marín's professional career has been developed at the company Gateway S.C.S. (owner of the brand "EUROALERT.NET"), where he is currently one of the partners and member of the management board, as well as CEO.

In his position, Mr. Marín is supervising the huge challenge undertaken by Euroalert to build up a pan-European platform to aggregate EU public procurement data which represents about 17% of EU GDP, and deliver commercial services for SMEs and organizations all over the world based on open data.

As an independent expert for the European Commission, Mr. Marín has taken part in the evaluation and monitoring of research projects for over 5 years. He has also been lead researcher in more than 10 R&D projects in the field of Internet-related technologies. He is author of the book “Web 2.0. Una descripción muy sencilla de los cambios que estamos viviendo”, published by Netbiblo, (2010) and co-author of de “Open Data: Reutilización de la información pública”, (2013) (Netbiblo).

As a strong supporter of open source software, innovation, and the spread of free and open knowledge, Mr. Marín participates in many initiatives, projects and events such as those related with the Open Data movement. He has been speaker at events like FICOD 2009, PSI Meeting 2010, Digital Agenda Assembly 2011, Share PSI or SICARM 2014, and Universities like Oviedo, Laguna, Almería or Girona, always with the objective to promote the release of public sector data in open and reusable formats.