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Patrick Meier

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Patrick Meier (PhD) is an internationally recognized thought leader on the application of new technologies for crisis early warning, humanitarian response and resilience. He presently serves as Director of Social Innovation at QCRI where he develops and prototypes Next Generation Humanitarian Technologies with multiple humanitarian organizations. He is the author of the forthcoming book “Digital Humanitarians: How Big Data is Changing the Face of Humanitarian Response.” He is also a UNICEF Humanitarian Innovations Fellow, a National Geographic Emerging Explorer and a Rockefeller Foundation & PopTech Fellow. His influential blog iRevolution has received over 1.4 million hits and his LinkedIn profile is in the top 1% of most-viewed profiles. In 2010, he was publicly praised by Clinton for his pioneering digital humanitarian efforts.

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