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<h3>Ragi Yaser Burhum</h3>
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see [http://wiki.osgeo.org/index.php?title=User:Rburhum rburhum user page]
 
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[http://www.about.me/rburhum Contact Information]
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Ragi was born and raised in Perú and currently lives in San Francisco.
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He worked at ESRI (core GeoDatabase team) for several years before moving to Microsoft to work in games (Microsoft Flight Simulator). After moving to the Bay Area to learn more about entrepreneurship in Silicon Valley, he fell in love with the startup community there.
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Along the way, Ragi ran a [http://www.burhumllc.com/ successful GIS software consulting company] and founded a [http://angel.co/modewalk venture-backed luxury fashion startup]. He is currently working in the latest software company he founded (a mobile-based - iOS/Android - mapping application framework / service).
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Ragi has contributed to GDAL ([http://www.gdal.org/ogr/drv_ao.html ArcObjects] / [http://www.gdal.org/ogr/drv_filegdb.html FileGDB driver]) as well as [http://trac.osgeo.org/geos/changeset/2556 sprinkled patches throughout some of OSGeo's sponsored projects]. He is an active member of the OSGeo CA chapter.
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In addition, he currently runs the most successful Meetup related to geospatial technologies in the world: the [http://www.meetup.com/geomeetup GeoMeetup]
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When time allows, he speaks at [https://www.postgresqlconference.org/content/how-build-your-own-mapping-website-using-open-source-geo-stack different conferences] about [http://en.oreilly.com/mysql2011/public/schedule/speaker/84109 various topics] to raise awareness about OSGeo.
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Latest revision as of 13:43, 5 July 2012

see rburhum user page