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Chris Holmes The Open Planning Project, GeoServer Incubator, Board, GeoTools (40.72,-74.00) I come from the Java side of the OSGeo fence, getting my start in GeoServer, where I was lead developer for a couple years, and GeoTools, where I still serve on the PMC. My time is made possible by The Open Planning Project (TOPP), a great non-profit in New York that has been the lead supporter of GeoServer for years now. I spent the last year in Zambia on a Fulbright Scholarship, looking at the potential for open source software to help implement spatial data infrastructures in developing countries. It was a bit of a failure, but I learned a ton, and I see a lot of potential for open source in developing countries, towards truly open spatial data infrastructures. I'm back at TOPP, in a new role as VP of Strategic Development, helping to grow the organization, and figuring out how to make our geospatial stuff self sustaining. Once that's rolling, I hope to reinvest extra revenue in to figuring out and building a truly open geospatial web. And just like apache and linux are the bedrock that the World Wide Web rests on, so too do I believe that the geospatial web necessarily must be built on a foundation of OS Geo software. My continuing thoughts on all of this can be found at
Michael P. Gerlek LizardTech Promotion and Visibility Committee (47.673166,-122.530143) Engineer at LizardTech, doing MrSID and JPEG 2000 stuff. Playing with with the next generation of technologies for supporting raster data GIS workflows.
Frank Warmerdam Independent GDAL/OGR, MapServer, Incubator, Board (45.45,-77.25) Lead developer of GDAL/OGR and freelance geospatial software developer.
Jason Birch City of Nanaimo Web Site, Promotion & Visibility (49.155, -124.005) I am a long-time GIS/IT/'Net junkie, and am currently working for the City of Nanaimo's IT department as a Sr. Applications Analyst (GIS Specialist). I am excited about what I see happening in the open source geospatial world, with OSGeo as a catalyst. User:Jasonbirch
Howard Butler Hobu, Inc Web Site Committee, (42.00, -93.00) MapServer hacker, MTSC member. GDAL hacker. ESRI ArcSDE hack. Purveyor of Windows binary builds User:hobu
Markus Neteler ITC-irst, CEA, GDF Hannover GRASS GIS, Board, Promotion & Visibility (46.06714, 11.15113) Developer of GRASS GIS, researcher at ITC-irst + CEA, Trento, Italy and co-founder of GDF Hannover User:neteler
R. Paul Warriner Town of Orchard Park Web Site Committee (43.17, -78.69) Network Coordinator, old oil field hand (really, I do know what a frac job is), started with remote data comm. from well sites in '84 as a truckdriver, turned computer jockey by Linux in '93, found ArcView 1.0 the same year (I think), and the rest is ..... (oh yeah, I did some of that Calculus, Organic Chemistry, and Thermo thingy stuff along the way). User:RPaulW
Bart van den Eijnden OSGIS Chameleon, (52.0768396070808, 5.12454) Freelancer working with several open source GIS tools, mainly Chameleon, Mapserver and Geoserver.


Helena Mitasova North Carolina State University GRASS GIS, Curriculum project (35.77, -78.69) Researcher at NCSU (geospatial technology, environmental modeling, sustainable development), Developer of GRASS GIS. User:Helena
Daniel Morissette Mapgears MapServer, GDAL/OGR (48.42, -71.04) Involved in MapServer, GDAL/OGR and most projects, mostly around webmapping and data access and distribution. User:dmorissette
Ari Jolma TKK GDAL/OGR, Curriculum project (60° 16' , 24° 47' 4) Professor at TKK, Finland (geoinformatics, environmental information systems, water resources systems), just another Perl hacker User:ajolma
Jeff McKenna DM Solutions Group MapServer (45.401397610, -75.725861625) MapServer documentation, MS4W maintainer, maptools co-maintainer. User:jmckenna
Ian Turton workblog GeoTools (40.7932, -77.847) GeoTools founder and developer, GeoVistaStudio benevolent dictator, GeoServer user. User:ianturton
David Blasby The Open Planning Project, GeoServer, GeoTools GeoTools (varies) Currently, I'm the Project Lead for Geoserver and am on the GeoTools Project Management Committee. I'm just starting a GeoWiki (Public Participation GIS) (please contact me if you're interested). I was the orginal creator of PostGIS, and have contributed to several OS GIS projects, including JTS, JUMP, and Mapserver.
Andrey Kiselev "Radar" R&D Centre (Russia) GDAL/OGR (60.04,30.33) Freelance developer and contributor to GDAL/OGR project.
Helton Uchoa Geolivre Community, Open 3D GIS Project - (-22.96, -43,11) I'm a Geomatics Enginner and I work at OpenGEO Company as a GIS Specialist. I'm responsible for many GIS projects using FOSS and the OpenGIS Specifications in Brazil and I have some relevant papers and scientific articles presented in Brazilian and Latin-American conferences and published in scientific magazines. In last year, I have helped, as a teacher, introduce the GNU/FSF philosophy at the Transportation Engineering Department of IME (Military Institute of Engineering, Brazil). I have worked in Geolivre Rio 2004 and 2005 as member of organization commitee. Now I'm working in Geolivre Conference 2007. User:Uchoa
Toru Mori Orkney, Inc. MapServer, GRASS GIS (35.448, 139.642) President of Orkney, Inc. Advocate of Open Geospatial tools in Japan and Asia. Promote open geospatial data. User:moritoru
Allan Doyle EOGEO,MIT Museum,NASA Earth Science Data Systems Standards Process Group Public Geospatial Data Project (42.28, -71.24) President of EOGEO and International Interfaces, long-time geo-interoperability interests, opensourced (is that a verb?) OpenMap, originator of OGC testbed idea, Web Mapping Testbed, WMS spec editor, worked on WMS Context, GeoRSS. more details. BlogUser:adoyle
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