The “data revolution” is changing the world. There is vast appetite for better understanding -- and improving -- ground-level realities across the globe. In the field of global development, there is growing demand for evidence-based policy and for rigorously measured, cost-effective solutions at scale. This demand has increased the need for high quality, dynamic data across wide geographic areas, and for innovative ways of measuring economic activity and development outcomes. Enter an exciting new partnership.
We are thrilled to announce that Jeffrey Brown has been selected as the organization’s incoming CEO. Brown has significant experience in international development, specifically focused on rigorous evidence and data-driven solutions. Brown will assume his new role on October 5, 2015.