Having over a decade of experience in creating and contributing to open source software with a work history spanning Neuroscience, Optics and Astronomy provides an enriched perspective of the applied sciences. With the founding of Sophicware, a Civic Tech firm, a world where social inequities are addressed through technology is now possible. Such a mission, requires making OpenData more accessible to the general public. In this world, collaboration serves as arbiter for addressing social ails. Serving as a catalyst transforming of OpenData into information: Jurnell Cockhren, Founder of Sophicware & Civic Hacker. Experience and affiliations include the NAACP, Python Software Foundation, the National Society of Black Engineers and Vanderbilt University.