Martin O’Malley served as the 61st Governor of Maryland from 2007 to 2015. He previously served as the Mayor of Baltimore. After vacating public office, he was appointed to the Johns Hopkins University’s Carey Business School as a visiting professor focusing on government, business and urban issues. As governor, he undertook many welfare initiatives using spatial data. He has also authored a book on the use of technology for good governance titled Smarter Government: How to Govern for Results in the Information Age.