Max Grossman joins the team!


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We’re happy to welcome Max Grossman to our team! Max creates meaningful analysis with maps for humanitarian organizations, and has a knack for making readable disaster response maps. With his depth of knowledge about Open Street Map, Max is working on aggregating and displaying country-level statistics for the Missing Maps project. He’s also helping us model disaster risk susceptibility.

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Max values community, particularly the open mapping community. An avid OSM contributor, he has built tools like who-validates, a tool that seeks to understand why people map, and how to tailor the experience for them. As a student, he hosted student mapathons and used the Humanitarian Open Street Map leaderboard to encourage newcomers to participate. When he’s not mapping, he’s helping create green space in DC as a peace gardener.

Welcome to Development Seed, Max!

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