Brian Bot is a Senior Scientist and Community Manager at Sage Bionetworks, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to exploring open source models in the advancement of biomedical research in Seattle, Washington. Previously, Brian worked in the Department of Biomedical Statistics and Informatics at the Mayo Clinic for 7 years. He has extensive experience in working with clinical and genomic data and has a passion for exploring innovative ways to make science more open and transparent. Brian’s current work involves implementation of strategies and technologies for making complex high dimensional genomic analyses more accessible. At its heart, this work is driven to re-envision how scientists can ensure reproducibility of their research results and communicate complex genomic science to one another and to the public at large. Brian has been an invited speaker at a number of national and international events about his experience in making science more open and transparent.