Peter Eckart directs the Center for Health and Information Technology at the Illinois Public Health Institute, and currently leads the RWJF-funded National Program Office of Data Across Sectors for Health (DASH). DASH identifies barriers, opportunities, promising practices and indicators of progress for multi-sector collaborations to connect information systems and share data for community health improvement. Peter co-founded All In: Data for Community Health, a national network of projects with the common goal of improving multi-sector data sharing and collaboration. He is also leading a health and housing data planning effort in metro Chicago, and an I.T. learning collaboration for the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging.