Patrick Meier

Patrick Meier

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Director of Social Innovation at the Qatar Foundation’s Computing Research Insti

The Patrick Meier speeches focus on the how new technologies can be applied to aid in crisis warning and resilience. He is currently the Director of Social Innovation at the Qatar Foundation’s Computing Research Institute. He previously served as the Director of crisis mapping at Ushahidi and co-founded and co-directed the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative’s Program on crisis mapping and early warning.

Meier is also the co-founder of the CrisisMappers Networks, the Standby Task Force, and the Digital Humanitarians Network. He was named by the National Geographic as an ‘Emerging Explorer,’ and has was interviewed by predominant publications such as The New York Times, BBC and The Economist.

Meier holds a Master's degree from Colombia University as well as a PhD from the Fletcher School, and a Pre-Doctorate Fellowship from Stanford University. Due to his vast knowledge and expertise, the Patrick Meier speeches are sure to provide tactical insights.

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Collaborative Mapping Platforms - Patrick Meier Discusses Crowdsourced Crisis Response

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