Raf Buyle is a PhD student at the Internet Technology and Data Science Lab at Ghent University. Raf is involved in strategic e-Government projects for local and regional governments since 2002. As an Information Architect at the Flanders Information Agency, Raf tries to implement solutions for a more rational and more interoperable e-government. Raf also is a board member of Open Knowledge Belgium, promoting Open Data. Raf Chairs the working group on Open Data Standards in Flanders.