Dr. Paul Zeitz serves as the Director of the Data Revolution for Sustainable Development Team at the U.S. Department of State. In this role, he is catalyzing efforts to harness the data revolution for sustainable development. He co-coordinates an internal USG working group on the data revolution for sustainable development and he actively participates on the governing body of recently launched Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data. Dr. Zeitz is co-leading the “Data Collaboratives for Local Impact” initiative supported by the MCC-PEPFAR Partnership. Zeitz is a human rights advocate with over 25 years of experience working in public health and global development in over 40 developing nations, including work to influence public policy in global health and HIV/AIDS, children’s rights, gender equality, the MDGs, the SDGs, budget and fiscal transparency, universal education, open data revolution, advancing mutual accountability, climate resilience, and sustainable development.