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Sean Gorman
CEO and Founder, FortiusOne

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Sean Gorman founded FortiusOne in 2005 to bring advanced geospatial technologies to market. With over 10 years of experience at the forefront of the geospatial revolution as a researcher, practitioner, and entrepreneur at FortiusOne, Sean recognizes both the opportunities and challenges presented by the changing Web. Sean brings insight and innovation to the next generation of the Web and seeks to enable users of both GIS and the GeoWeb with solutions that marry the best of both worlds to create actionable intelligence and grow collective knowledge.

Prior to FortiusOne, Sean served as VP of R&D for GeoTel, a telecommunications mapping company, and Director of Strategy for iXOL, a Washington D.C. based incubator. Sean received his PhD from George Mason University as the Provost’s High Potential Research Candidate and Fisher Prize recipient.


Location: Ballroom IV
Peter Skomoroch (LinkedIn), Kevin Weil (Twitter, Inc.), Sean Gorman (FortiusOne)
This workshop will focus on uncovering patterns and generating actionable insights from large datasets using spatial . We will explore combining open government data with other location based information sources like Twitter. Participants will be guided through examples that use Hadoop and Amazon EC2 for scalable processing of location data. Read more.