31 Aug

Company Spotlight: Cadasta

By Catherine McKenna Earlier this month, AGS had the privilege of speaking with Chief Programs Officer Frank Pichel of Cadasta. With the company’s vision to “build a world where even the most marginalized individuals and communities can benefit from the...
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25 Jul

Company Spotlight: Constellis

By James Mallinson Threats to American citizens, companies, and government facilities abroad present new and ever-evolving challenges for both United States federal security services and the private security companies assisting in protecting American assets around the world. Geospatial awareness in...
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29 Jun

Company Spotlight: Gojek

By Tamanna Akter This month, the American Geographical Society had the opportunity to virtually meet with Nate Smith, Head of Business and Product, and leading the cartography team at Gojek. Gojek (part of GoTo Group) was created in 2010 and...
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31 May

Company Spotlight: Digital Earth Africa

By Alex Griffin The American Geographical Society recently had the pleasure of interviewing Omar Seidu, a social statistician working for the Ghana Statistical Service. Through this work, Mr. Seidu works in collaboration with Digital Earth Africa (DEA). Digital Earth Africa...
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29 Apr

Company Spotlight: Economic Innovation Group

By Catherine McKenna Headquartered in Washington D.C., the Economic Innovation Group (EIG) is a bipartisan public policy organization committed to creating a more dynamic economy, working with policymakers and developing research at the intersection of economic and geographic issues. Kenan...
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30 Mar

Company Spotlight: Locana

By Catherine McKenna Earlier this month, the American Geographical Society had the opportunity to speak with Jaime Crawford, SVP of Strategic Industries, and Kim Kearns, Professional Services Director of Open Data and Development, of Locana, formerly known as Critigen. This...
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28 Feb

Company Spotlight: GEO261

By Mike Wallace The world is inundated with spatial data today like never before. Devices such as satellites, drones, smartphones and all the Internet of Things (IoT) are constantly monitoring movements and collecting information, and geospatial technology has advanced to...
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31 Jan

Company Spotlight: Plum Run

By Jessie Woldstad The American Geographical Society recently had the opportunity to meet with Keith J. Masback, Principal Consultant of Plum Run, LLC, a boutique consulting firm specializing in supporting early-stage startups operating in geospatial intelligence and related fields. Since...
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23 Dec

Company Spotlight: CUBIC

  By Ruqaiyah Zarook The American Geographical Society recently spoke with Mr. Bradford Powell, Vice President and General Manager of Cubic, a leading technology-driven company providing integrated solutions for transportation and defense to reduce urban congestion and improve militaries’ effectiveness....
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23 Nov

Company Spotlight: Crowd2Map Tanzania Project

By: Abigail Vandenberg The American Geographical Society had the privilege of meeting with Crowd2Map Tanzania’s founder, Ms. Janet Chapman. Crowd2Map is an entirely volunteer-based mapping project using crowdsourced data to help put rural Tanzania on the map. Since its conception...
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