"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world. Indeed. It is the only thing that ever has."
- Margaret Mead

Board of Directors

Anne Hale Miglarese

Anne Hale Miglarese

Board Chair Chief Executive Officer Radiant Earth Foundation

Jerry Johnston

Jerry Johnston

Specialist Leader Location Intelligence Practice Deloitte

Sanjay Kumar

Sanjay Kumar

Chief Executive Officer Geospatial Media & Communications

Peter Rabley

Peter Rabley

Venture Partner Omidyar Network

Margie Sullivan

Margie Sullivan

Chief Executive Officer Sullivan Strategy

Kass Green

President Kass Green & Associates


Our team

Anne Hale Miglarese

Chief Executive Officer

About Anne Hale Miglarese

Chief Executive Officer

Anne Hale Miglarese, founding CEO of Radiant Earth Foundation, is committed to providing geospatial analytics using imagery and mapping data to empower informed decision-making to help solve the developing world’s greatest social, economic and environmental challenges. Anne has extensive government and private sector experience in Geospatial technologies. Prior to launching Radiant Earth Foundation in Aug. 2016, she served as President and CEO of Fugro Earth Data, as President and CEO of PlanetiQ and a Principal Director at Booz Allen Hamilton. Anne has also worked for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the SC Water Resources Commission and the SC Department of Natural Resources. 

Hamed Alemohammad

Chief Data Scientist

About Hamed Alemohammad

Chief Data Scientist

Hamed Alemohammad is passionate about applications of machine learning in geospatial analytics and its possibilities to provide developing countries with tools to monitor their progress toward sustainable development goals. Hamed has extensive expertise in remote sensing and imagery techniques particularly in developing new algorithms for multi-spectral satellite and airborne based observations. He also serves as an elected member of the American Geophysical Union’s technical committee on remote sensing. Prior to joining Radiant Earth Foundation  in Sep. 2017, he spent one year at Columbia University and two years at MIT as a postdoctoral research scientist. Hamed received his PhD in Civil and Environmental Engineering from MIT in 2014. 

Louisa Nakanuku-Diggs

Marketing and Communications Manager

About Louisa Nakanuku-Diggs

Marketing and Communications Manager

Louisa Nakanuku-Diggs is enthusiastic about storytelling and visualization and their possibilities to transform complex topics into simple, yet engaging and effective narratives. Louisa has helped governments, development organizations and NGOs focusing on environmental issues in Africa with approaches to convert data to information, and information to knowledge and attitudinal changes. Before joining Radiant Earth Foundation, she served as an international communication consultant, working with conservation organizations to develop behavior change strategies, incorporating digital communications channels and generating science information products for laymen. 

Yonah Bromberg Gaber

Geospatial Data Specialist

About Yonah Bromberg Gaber

Geospatial Data Specialist

Yonah Bromberg Gaber is excited about leveraging user-centered design for the global development community by connecting policy-makers and field-based practitioners with tools to make their work more effective. Yonah helps users by creating tutorials, transforming feedback into platform development, and building geospatial data libraries. He previously served as a technology intern for Radiant Earth Foundation while studying at the George Washington University. Yonah has also interned with the Social Feed Manager team at GW Libraries, developing better user experiences with archiving social media data.

Alando Ballantyne

Geospatial Machine Learning Engineer

About Alando Ballantyne

Geospatial Machine Learning Engineer

Prior to Radiant Earth Foundation, Alando Ballantyne spent three years as a design researcher, policy analyst, and open source software developer focused on global poverty. Working with refugee camps in Haiti and Uganda, Alando prototyped and built software intended to improve the livelihoods of those living on less than one dollar per day. Before switching to humanitarian work, Alando was part of the initial team that created the startup, Soylent. He has a BA in Romance Languages and BS in Journalism from the University of Oregon. Alando writes about machine learning, global poverty and other topics that interest him at https://alan.do.

Kevin Booth

Geospatial Developer

About Kevin Booth

Geospatial Developer

Kevin Booth is passionate about using technology to leave a positive impact on the world. Kevin is the lead maintainer of the STAC QGIS plugin and is an active contributor to various open-source projects. Before joining Radiant Earth Foundation, Kevin taught students GIS and Geoprogramming, wrote software for NASA's Orion Spacecraft program, and developed Android applications for Fortune 100 companies. Kevin received his B.S. in Geographic Information Science from Texas State University in 2018 and is working on his M.S. in Geography.

Fellows

Chris Holmes

Technology Fellow Planet Labs

Yang Chen

Technology Fellow Data61, CSIRO

Brookie Guzder-Williams

Technical Fellow Director of Data Science, World Resources Institute