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Taner Kodanaz

Taner Kodanaz leads DigitalGlobe’s Seeing a Better World™ Program, a commitment to leverage geospatial technologies and services to address significant global challenges. He works extensively with global development organizations, including United Nations, World Bank, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and The Nature Conservancy to catalyze and implement strategies that support developing countries and that reach people who are most in need. Taner is a recognized thought leader and explores high-impact solutions that drive actionable outcomes that address Food & Nutrition Security, Infrastructure Development, Environmental Sustainability, and Human Rights. Prior to DigitalGlobe, Taner was head of Philanthropic Alliances at Promethean, a global interactive technology company where he created and executed novel strategies for leveraging philanthropic partnerships with for-profit and not-for-profit organizations.

Posts by Taner Kodanaz

A New ‘Development as Usual’: How Data Can Save the SDGs

  When it comes to ending poverty, the way forward cannot be development as usual. The stakes are too high for the same interventions by the same actors. How would one propose to end poverty without including the employers of the world and the drivers of our global economy? How do we determine the way […]

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