Kirk Jackson joined the OCCRP data team in 2019 as a front-end web developer. He conducts interviews, trainings, and workshops with journalists to improve the ways that OCCRP’s data tools serve the needs of diverse investigative contexts. He also designs and implements new features in order to make these tools more intuitive, powerful, and easy-to-use.
Prior to joining OCCRP, Kirk contributed to a series of public interest technology projects, developing interactive data visualization and information curation platforms. He was awarded the 2017 Association of Public Data Users Data Viz Award for the New America Mapping Financial Opportunity Project.