Matthew Burton

Matthew Burton is the former Deputy CIO of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. He lives in Brooklyn and can be found at and on Twitter at @matthewburton.

Lessons learned from my time at the CFPB

Confronting the practical barriers to better government web products.

In December 2010, I joined the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) as an early member of its technology team. I spent the second half of my three years at the CFPB as the Deputy CIO and Acting CIO. Our team earned lots of praise for its web products (and will continue to do so, I’m sure). Now that…
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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau shares code built for the people with the people

The CFPB's open source policy focuses on mission and code sharing.

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, as the nation's "startup federal agency," has the opportunity to start with blank slate. In this guest post, its deputy CIO explains the thinking behind its new open source software policy and strategy.

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