Remy DeCausemaker is the Open Source Lead for the Digital Service at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS.) Remy helps developers, designers, and other contributors work with dedicated civil servants to create open and accessible healthcare technology projects, programs, and policy. Through his work with the Digital Service at CMS, Remy improves access to health Information, and grows communities of practice around Open Data, Open Standards, and Open Source code.
Remy comes to CMS with over a decade of work at the frontier of Open Source Software. His career has included many firsts, including helping to launch the first academic minor in Open Source Software in the United States, at Rochester Institute of Technology. He was the first Open Source Community Manager of an American presidential campaign, the first Head of Open Source at Spotify, the second Open Source Program Manager at Twitter, the first Fedora Community Lead at Red Hat, and now serves as the nation’s first ever Open Source Lead at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
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