Meet the Organizers

CARTO leads the Location Intelligence revolution, empowering any organization and individual to uncover insights through location data and then makes them available to their organization or the general public in the form of location intelligence apps. The apps help optimize processes, predict situations, and overall improve performance by leveraging location data.

Pratt SAVI is a geographic information systems-focused research and service center at Pratt Institute that uses mapping, data and visualization to understand and empower urban communities. We provide training and technical assistance services to external clients, concentrating on non-profits, and we offer a GIS and Design certificate program through Pratt’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies.

Enigma, a New York-based operational data management and intelligence company, bridges the gap between data and smarter workflows to streamline operations and drive intelligent decision-making at scale. Our massive repository of public data informs and trains each of our products and is available free, for all non-commercial use, at Enigma Public.

Located in DUMBO, Brooklyn, The Made in NY Media Center by IFP is dedicated to supporting and connecting media and tech entrepreneurs, innovators, and artists with industry resources, mentorship, events, and educational opportunities. Featuring co-working and meeting spaces, a 72-seat screening room, an immersive media arts gallery, and a café, the Media Center is Brooklyn’s creative hub to connect like-minded individuals and bring your business and career to the next level.

Many Thanks to our Sponsors

Established in January 2012 after a $30 million gift from former Cosmopolitan editor in chief Helen Gurley Brown, the Brown Institute for Media Innovation is a collaboration between Columbia Journalism and the Stanford School of Engineering designed to encourage and support new endeavors in media innovation.