Janet Haven

Executive Director

Janet Haven is the Executive Director of Data & Society. Previously, she served Data & Society as its Programs and Strategy. Prior to Data & Society, Haven worked from more than a decade at the Open Society Foundations, where she oversaw funding strategies and grant-making related to technology’s role in supporting and advancing civil society, particularly in the areas of human rights and governance/accountability. Haven started her career in technology start-ups in Central Europe, participating in several successful acquisitions. She sits on the board of the Public Lab for Open Science and Technology, and advises a range of non-profit organizations. Haven holds an MA from the University of Virginia, and a BA from Amherst College.