Nonprofits working on global development issues have had great difficulty acquiring and using a staple source of geospatial data in the form of Earth observation imagery collected by satellites. Anne Miglarese, the founder, and CEO of Radiant.Earth is working to change this.
Miglarese previously served in leadership positions in the public and private sectors – including as president and CEO of Fugro Earth Data and of PlanetiQ. She was also chief of NOAA’s Coastal Services Center, where she directed remote sensing and GIS programs for more than a decade, and she was the founding chairperson of the U.S. National Geospatial Advisory Committee.
The following is part of my recent interview with her.