Core team

Ricardo Lafuente

Local Group Lead

Ricardo co-founded and facilitates the activities of Transparência Hackday Portugal, Portugal's open data collective.

Coming from a communications design background and an MA in Media Design, he has been busy developing tools and projects spanning the fields of typography, open data, information visualization and web technologies.

Ricardo co-founded the Porto office of Journalism++, the data-driven journalism agency, where he takes the role of designer and data architect along with Ana Isabel Carvalho. Ana and Ricardo also run the Manufactura Independente design research studio, focusing on libre culture and open design.

Twitter:

rlaf

Email:

r@manufacturaindependente.org

Marta Pinto

Local Group Lead

With a degree in education and Ph.D in Multimedia in Education, became passionate about e-learning early in University, devoting her career to specializing in online education, teaching and learning with technology. Marta have developed projects about educational technology, information visualization with data about education, and open data, both in academic research and civic participation. She loves working in projects involving online environments, educational resources and user interaction with these environments, but she also loves organizing events to share ideas and knowledge. Marta believes that open sharing of knowledge, ideas and positive actions, gives each person the power to change the world.

Twitter:

linkarte

Email:

marta.martapinto@gmail.com