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OSGeo Member
Name: Anne Ghisla Aghisla-profile-pic.jpg
Job Title:
Company:
Address:
City: Berlin
State: Berlin
Country: Germany
Local Chapter: FOSSGIS
Email: a DOT ghisla AT gmail DOT com
Phone:
Instant Messaging:
Website:
Language(s): Italian; French; English; German
Personal Description : Anne is a natural scientist who got interested in GIS and open source programming during university. She started with GRASS GIS and QGIS, first met the OSGeo community by helping on documentation. Then she started programming in 2008 thanks to Google Summer of Code, and became mentor and administrator for OSGeo in following years. She doesn't code much anymore, as she is now focused on connecting people and communities of different software projects.
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Anne Ghisla

Anne Ghisla

Anne is a natural scientist who got interested in GIS and open source programming during university. She started with GRASS GIS and QGIS, first met the OSGeo community by helping on documentation. Then she started programming in 2008 thanks to Google Summer of Code, and became mentor and administrator for OSGeo in following years. She doesn't code much anymore, as she is now focused in connecting people and communities of different software projects.

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  • OSGeo Google Summer of Code administrator in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015
  • Member of Italian chapter GFOSS.it from September 2007 to November 2014
  • OSGeo Board member from 2012 to 2015
  • Currently dormant GRASS GIS core developer
  • Co-founder of OSGeo Women Chapter
Contact
Email: a DOT ghisla AT gmail DOT com
IRC: aghisla on freenode (#osgeo)
Spoken Language(s)
Italian and French (mother tongues), English (fluent), German (basic)
Profile last updated
27-09-2017
OSGeo Member
Name: Bart van den Eijnden Avatar of bartvde AT osgis DOT nl
Job Title: Front-end software engineer
Company: OSGIS/OpenGeo
Address:
City: Utrecht
State:
Country: The Netherlands
Local Chapter: OSGeo.NL
Email: bartvde AT osgis DOT nl
Phone: +31 6 42233115
Instant Messaging: Skype: bartvde
Website:
Language(s): Dutch; English; German
Personal Description : Bart is passionate about open source and open standards. He is a contributor to several front-end libraries such as OpenLayers and GeoExt. He is also a power user of server packages such as MapServer and GeoServer. In 2005 Bart started his own consultancy focussing on open source geospatial in The Netherlands, working mainly as a contractor to the Dutch Ministry of Transport, Public Works and Water Management. In 2011 Bart joined OpenGeo. See also [1].
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[[Info::Bart is passionate about open source and open standards. He is a contributor to several front-end libraries such as OpenLayers and GeoExt. He is also a power user of server packages such as MapServer and GeoServer.

In 2005 Bart started his own consultancy focussing on open source geospatial in The Netherlands, working mainly as a contractor to the Dutch Ministry of Transport, Public Works and Water Management. In 2011 Bart joined OpenGeo. See also [2].| ]]

OSGeo Experience and Roles:

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Bart van den Eijnden

Front-end software engineer, OSGIS/OpenGeo

Location: Utrecht, The Netherlands

Bart is passionate about open source and open standards. He is a contributor to several front-end libraries such as OpenLayers and GeoExt. He is also a power user of server packages such as MapServer and GeoServer. In 2005 Bart started his own consultancy focussing on open source geospatial in The Netherlands, working mainly as a contractor to the Dutch Ministry of Transport, Public Works and Water Management. In 2011 Bart joined OpenGeo. See also [3].

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  • OSGeo Board member (as of September 7th 2013)
  • Member of the GeoExt PSC
  • Contributor to OpenLayers
  • Charter member since 2006
  • Technical reviewer of Web Mapping Illustrated by Tyler Mitchell

Contact:

Email: bartvde AT osgis DOT nl
Phone +31 6 42233115
Skype: bartvde

Spoken Language(s): Dutch, English, German

Profile last updated: 7 September 2013

OSGeo Member
Name: Gérald Fenoy Gérald Fenoy.jpg
Job Title: Founder and CEO
Company: GeoLabs SARL
Address:
City: Lattes
State:
Country: France
Local Chapter: Francophone OSGeo Chapter
Email: gerald DOT fenoy AT geolabs DOT fr
Phone: +33670082539
Instant Messaging: Skype: gfenoy
Website: http://www.geolabs.fr/
Language(s):
Personal Description : * OSGeo Board member from 2013-2015
  • ZOO-Project Developper and PSC Chair,
  • Creator of the original french web site for PostGIS,
  • Provide training, use and develop (WEB-)GIS applications based on OSGeo Libraries / Applications,
  • Active in the OSGeo Senegal Local chapter,
  • Provide Gentoo packaging and patches for proj, geos, postgis, pgRouting, mapserver and gpsbabel,
  • Active at all FOSS4G international events since 2006.
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[[Info::* OSGeo Board member from 2013-2015
  • ZOO-Project Developper and PSC Chair,
  • Creator of the original french web site for PostGIS,
  • Provide training, use and develop (WEB-)GIS applications based on OSGeo Libraries / Applications,
  • Active in the OSGeo Senegal Local chapter,
  • Provide Gentoo packaging and patches for proj, geos, postgis, pgRouting, mapserver and gpsbabel,
  • Active at all FOSS4G international events since 2006.| ]]

OSGeo Experience and Roles:

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Gérald Fenoy

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Founder and CEO of GeoLabs SARL.

Location: Lattes, France.

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  • OSGeo Board member from 2013-2015
  • ZOO-Project Developper and PSC Chair,
  • Creator of the original french web site for PostGIS,
  • Provide training, use and develop (WEB-)GIS applications based on OSGeo Libraries / Applications,
  • Active in the OSGeo Senegal Local chapter,
  • Provide Gentoo packaging and patches for proj, geos, postgis, pgRouting, mapserver and gpsbabel,
  • Active at all FOSS4G international events since 2006.
Contacts
Phone: +33670082539
Skype: gfenoy
Mail: gerald DOT fenoy AT geolabs DOT fr
IRC: djay
OSGeo Member
Name: Jáchym Čepický JachymCepicky.jpg
Job Title: Gamekeeper
Company: OpenGeoLabs.cz
Address:
City:
State:
Country: Czech Republic
Local Chapter: Czech
Email: jachym.cepicky@gmail.com
Phone:
Instant Messaging: Skype: jachymc; hangout
Website: http://les-ejk.cz/
Language(s): Czech; German; English
Personal Description : Jáchym is active in various Open Source GIS projects as a user and developer. He was member of GRASS GIS development team. He is author of PyWPS project. He is helping a little with development of OWSLib and OpenLayers and contributing here and there to various open source software for geospatial. He was chair of at FOSS4G-CEE 2012 in Prague and attends various conferences (including FOSS4G) on regular basis.

Ex-member of OSGeo Board of directors Board_of_Directors 2012-2015

OSGeo Secretary since 2013.

Open people minds and open technologies for better geospatial world. Open source, open data, open standards, open minded people.
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[[Info::Jáchym is active in various Open Source GIS projects as a user and developer. He was member of GRASS GIS development team. He is author of PyWPS project. He is helping a little with development of OWSLib and OpenLayers and contributing here and there to various open source software for geospatial. He was chair of at FOSS4G-CEE 2012 in Prague and attends various conferences (including FOSS4G) on regular basis.

Ex-member of OSGeo Board of directors Board_of_Directors 2012-2015

OSGeo Secretary since 2013.

Open people minds and open technologies for better geospatial world. Open source, open data, open standards, open minded people.| ]]

OSGeo Experience and Roles:

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Jeff McKenna

Reunion of the 3 original founders of the global FOSS4G event (from left to right: Markus Neteler, Jeff McKenna, Venka Raghavan); photo taken at FOSS4G Europe, July 2017, in Paris
With the OSGeo family at FOSS4G Europe, July 2017, in Paris
Receiving the 2016 Sol Katz Award, at FOSS4G Bonn, on 2016-08-26.
With Venka at FOSS4G Seoul, Sept 2015. Two of the founders of FOSS4G.
With the ZOO family at FOSS4G Europe, July 2014
Having a sushi lunch at FOSS4G Tokyo 2008

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Jeff is the President Emeritus of OSGeo, and has his own consulting company based around FOSS4G, Gateway Geomatics. He has been actively contributing to OSGeo since its formation.

contact:

email: jmckenna(at)osgeo(dot)org
Twitter: @mapserving
IRC username - jmckenna on freenode.net
Linkedin: http://www.linkedin.com/in/jeffmckenna


OSGeo Member
Name: Jeff McKenna
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Address: Lunenburg, Canada
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Jorge Sanz

OSGeo Member
Name: Jorge Sanz Jsanz.jpg
Job Title: Solutions Engineer
Company: CARTO
Address:
City: Aldaia
State: Valencia
Country: Spain
Local Chapter: OSGeo-es
Email: jsanz@osgeo.org
Phone:
Instant Messaging: xurxosanz[at]gmail.com or jsanz[at]carto.com (hangouts), also jsanz on IRC
Website: http://jorgesanz.net
Language(s): Catalan; Spanish; English
Personal Description : Jorge is Charter Member of OSGeo since 2008 and member of the Spanish Language Local Chapter (OSGeo-ES) since its foundation., has been member of the OSGeo Board of Directors in the 2013-2015 term and been part of the gvSIG Technical Steering Committee. He helps on some OSGeo.org systems, participates actively on OSGeo-ES initiatives and Geoinquietos Valencia (a little local group part of a broader network of microchapters). Further details at his OSGeo wiki complete profile page or at linkedin.
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[[Info::Jorge is Charter Member of OSGeo since 2008 and member of the Spanish Language Local Chapter (OSGeo-ES) since its foundation., has been member of the OSGeo Board of Directors in the 2013-2015 term and been part of the gvSIG Technical Steering Committee. He helps on some OSGeo.org systems, participates actively on OSGeo-ES initiatives and Geoinquietos Valencia (a little local group part of a broader network of microchapters). Further details at his OSGeo wiki complete profile page or at linkedin.| ]]


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Past experience
  • Coordinator of Spanish translation of the OSGeo Live documentation (2010-2015)
  • Member of the Board of Directors (2013-2015)
  • OSGeo-es Board of Directors Member (2008-2012)
  • Packager of gvSIG Desktop at the OSGeo Live project (2010-2014)
  • gvSIG TSC member (2009-2015)
  • Incubation Committee member (as gvSIG contact) (2008-2012)
  • Translator of OSGeo.org website into Spanish (2007-2008)



Profile last updated
November 2015
OSGeo Member
Name: Massimiliano Cannata Massimiliano cannata.jpg
Job Title: Professor in enginering geomatics
Company: University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland (SUPSI)
Address: Campus Trevano, Canobbio, Switzerland
City: Canobbio
State:
Country: Switzerland
Local Chapter: GFOSS.it
Email: massimiliano.cannata AT supsi DOT ch
Phone: +41 (0)58 666 62 14
Instant Messaging:
Website:
Language(s): English; Italian
Personal Description : Massimiliano received his PhD in Gedoesy and Geomatics after his master degree in environmental engineering at the Politecnico di Milano. Since 2007 he's the head of the geomatic division within the Institute of Earth Sciences (www.ist.supsi.ch) in Switzerland. He participated in the community since it's inception at various levels. He's a director of the Open Source Geospatial foundation (OSGeo) and member of the project steering committee of the projects and ZOO (http://www.zoo-project.org). From 2006 to 2016 he was also PSC member of the GIS GRASS (http://grass.osgeo.org). He's group lead the developement of the istSOS project (http://istsos.org) implementing open standards for sensor observation services. Co-chair of the UnitedNation committee and of the Open Geoscience committee.
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Massimiliano Cannata

Massimiliano Cannata

Professor in enginering geomatics at University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland (SUPSI)


Location

Campus Trevano, Canobbio, Switzerland


Short Bio

Massimiliano received his PhD in Gedoesy and Geomatics after his master degree in environmental engineering at the Politecnico di Milano. Since 2007 he's the head of the geomatic division within the Institute of Earth Sciences (www.ist.supsi.ch) in Switzerland.

He participated in the community since it's inception at various levels. He's a director of the Open Source Geospatial foundation (OSGeo) and member of the project steering committee of the projects and ZOO (http://www.zoo-project.org). From 2006 to 2016 he was also PSC member of the GIS GRASS (http://grass.osgeo.org). He's group lead the developement of the istSOS project (http://istsos.org) implementing open standards for sensor observation services. Co-chair of the UnitedNation committee and of the Open Geoscience committee.


Research

Massimiliano start his research activities working on methodologies for LiDAR data filtering and analyses, but from 2002, he start focusing his activities on the GIS embedded environmental modeling, geospatial Web technologies and interoperability and the sensor Web.

He conducted a large number of research project and consultancies for the local government administration in the field of spatial data infrastructure, natural hazard mitigation, environmental monitoring network, decision support systems. He also leads the scientific execution of projects funded by the World Bank, the European Union and gained extensive experince in working with developing countries.


Education

Currently Massimiliano is teaching Gematic I, Geomatic II and GIS in the Bachelor of Science SUPSI in Civil engineering and Geoinformation and 3D data in the Bachelor of Science SUPSI in Architeture. From 2006 to 2010 Lecturer ex cathedra at the Academy of Architecture in Mendrisio.


OSGeo Experience

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Contact

Email: massimiliano.cannata AT supsi DOT ch
Phone (work): +41 (0)58 666 62 14
Spoken Language(s)

English, Italian


Profile last updated: 19 Aug 2016

OSGeo Member
Name: Michael Smith Msmitherdc.jpg
Job Title: Physical Scientist
Company: US Army Corps of Engineers
Address:
City: Hanover
State: New Hampshire
Country: USA
Local Chapter: North America
Email: michael.smith.erdc[at]gmail.com
Phone:
Instant Messaging:
Website:
Language(s):
Personal Description : Michael Smith is a Physical Scientist with the Remote Sensing GIS Center of Expertise at the Cold Regions Research Engineering Laboratory of the US Army Corps of Engineers. He has been working as a GIS Specialist for 25 years with the last 13 years very involved with Open Source Geospatial.
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Mike Smith & Jeff McKenna collaborating on WMS Benchmarking

Michael Smith

Physical Scientist, US Army Corps of Engineers Location: Hanover, New Hampshire, USA

Michael Smith is a Physical Scientist with the Remote Sensing GIS Center of Expertise at the Cold Regions Research Engineering Laboratory of the US Army Corps of Engineers. He has been working as a GIS Specialist for 25 years with the last 13 years very involved with Open Source Geospatial.


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  • Charter member since 2012
  • Member of the MapServer Project Steering Committee
  • Member of WMS Benchmarking Group
  • Member of PDAL Project Steering Committee
irc
msmitherdc
email
michael.smith.erdc[at]gmail.com
Spoken Language(s)
English
Profile last updated
06 Nov 2017
OSGeo Member
Name: Vasile Crăciunescu Vasile craciunescu.jpg
Job Title: Researcher
Company: Romanian National Meteorological Administration
Address: Bucharest, Romania
City: Bucharest
State:
Country: Romania
Local Chapter: Romanian
Email: vasile AT geo-spatial DOT org
Phone:
Instant Messaging:
Website: http://ro.linkedin.com/in/vasilecraciunescu
Language(s):
Personal Description : Vasile is a researcher at Romanian National Meteorological Administration, working in the RS & GIS Laboratory. Currently is in charge of the activities related to rapid mapping, air quality data integration, SDI and webmapping. Vasile is a FOSS4G promoter and use his free time to further develop geo-spatial.org, a collaborative effort by and for the Romanian community to facilitate the sharing of geospatial knowledge and free geographic datasets.
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[[Info::Vasile is a researcher at Romanian National Meteorological Administration, working in the RS & GIS Laboratory. Currently is in charge of the activities related to rapid mapping, air quality data integration, SDI and webmapping. Vasile is a FOSS4G promoter and use his free time to further develop geo-spatial.org, a collaborative effort by and for the Romanian community to facilitate the sharing of geospatial knowledge and free geographic datasets.| ]]

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Vasile Crăciunescu

Vasile Crăciunescu

Researcher, Romanian National Meteorological Administration

Location: Bucharest, Romania

Vasile is a researcher at Romanian National Meteorological Administration, working in the RS & GIS Laboratory. Currently is in charge of the activities related to rapid mapping, air quality data integration, SDI and webmapping. Vasile is a FOSS4G promoter and use his free time to further develop geo-spatial.org, a collaborative effort by and for the Romanian community to facilitate the sharing of geospatial knowledge and free geographic datasets. ... more.

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Contact
Email: vasile AT geo-spatial DOT org
Skype: vasile.craciunescu
Twiter: vcraciunescu
Spoken Language(s)
Romanian, English
Profile last updated
22 March 2012