Wayne Moses Burke is the Executive Director of the Open Forum Foundation, a DC based non-profit that he founded to improve citizen involvement in government. Growing up with the US Open Government movement as a backdrop, the organization works at the intersection of technology and government culture, with the goal of building trusting relationships between government entities and civil society. Most recently, Wayne has been working with OpenTheGovernment.org to support and evaluate the US Administration’s implementation of their Open Government Partnership National Action Plan. Wayne grew up in rural Michigan and his past is littered with entrepreneurial experience in technology, citizen advocacy, and manufacturing, along with a BS Engineering from the University of Michigan and an MS International Relations from NYU. Find him on open4m.org and Twitter or Linked in as wmburke.