"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 laypersons. 

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.

Gracie Pearsall

Science and Technology Communications Intern

About Gracie Pearsall

Science and Technology Communications Intern

Gracie Pearsall is passionate about the geosciences. She is interested in how we can use effective science communication to encourage people to engage with environmental issues. As a Science and Communications Intern at Radiant Earth, she assists with social media management and outreach. Before joining the Radiant Earth team, she received a B.S. in Geology and Environmental Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and served an AmeriCorps term in Nevada. She hopes to pursue an M.S. in Geology.

Tharun Mohandoss

Machine Learning Intern

About Tharun Mohandoss

Machine Learning Intern

Tharun Mohandoss is pursuing his master's degree at The University of Texas at Austin, specializing in the application of Artificial Intelligence to solve problems in the computer vision domain. He is interested in applying his skills to create a positive impact. He previously worked for Adobe, where he improved flagship products such as Adobe Premiere Pro and Adobe Audience Manager by leveraging AI techniques. This work led to three patents and a publication. Tharun holds a B.Tech (Honors) in Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, one of the premier engineering institutes in India.

Aditya Kulkarni

Machine Learning Intern

About Aditya Kulkarni

Machine Learning Intern

Aditya Kulkarni is currently pursuing his Master's degree at the University of California San Diego, focusing on Computer Vision and Machine Learning. Inspired by using technology to enhance agricultural practices, he'll be working on generating synthetic Earth observatory training data using GAN's method to help build better models for land cover classification. Aditya holds a Bachelor's in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Rashtreeya Vidyalaya College of Engineering in Bangalore, India. He previously worked at MediaTek and developed 5G modem chips.

Fellows

Chris Holmes

Technology Fellow Planet Labs

Brookie Guzder-Williams

Technology Fellow Chief Data Science, World Resources Institute

Rob Emanuele

Technology Fellow VP of Research, Azavea