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Jon Gosier
Works at D8A Group/MetaLayer
Attended Savannah College of Art and Design
Lives in Philadelphia, PA
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A data-driven look at three scenarios unfolding in real-time: 1- the #bridgegatefallout   surrounding Chris Christie, 2- Kerry Washington's appearance at the #GoldenGlobes, and 3- the announcement of the #KnightFoundation's 2014 winners yesterday.
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Designer and Developer
Skills
Big Data, Visualization
Employment
  • D8A Group/MetaLayer
    Founder, 2011 - present
    D8A Group ("data group") builds products that make it easy to derive trends, patterns, and predictive analytics from social media conversations. We provide online surveillance tools for the purposes of humanitarian response, public safety, civic engagement and municipal planning.
  • Appfrica
    Founder, 2008 - present
    Appfrica is a firm founded in 2008 in Kampala, Uganda which helps the world's leading multinational organizations and technology firms enter African markets. Appfrica offers creative program design, market research and technical solutions, in addition to offering regional talent and support in over 16 Sub-Saharan African countries.
  • Ushahidi
    Director, 2009 - 2011
    Ushahidi is a non-profit technology company that makes data collection and mapping tools for disaster response. SwiftRiver was a platform for analyzing and verifying streams of information.
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Philadelphia, PA
Previously
Atlanta, GA, USA - Kampala, Uganda
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Founder/CEO D8A Group
Introduction

I am a designer, software developer, and technologist working at the intersection of data science and global development. I'm the Founder of D8A Group which makes online surveillance products for cities, public safety organizations, and governments around the globe.

As the Founder of Appfrica, I help the world's leading technology companies enter African markets. We invest and raise awareness about the many issues related to financing early stage African technology entrepreneurs to help them create jobs and prosperity for Africa.

If you looking for my bio, my wikipedia page is a good place to start, or you can visit this page.

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Serial Entrepreneur
Education
  • Savannah College of Art and Design
    Design
  • University of Georgia
    Film
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Jon Gosier, Jon Gos, Jon Gossier, Jonathan Gosier