Patrick Philippe Meier is an international networker and connector. He is the co-founder of the International Network of Crisis Mappers and previously co-directed Harvard University's Program on Crisis Mapping and Early Warning (HHI). He has consulted for many international organizations - including the UN, OSCE, and OECD - on numerous crisis mapping and conflict early-warning projects in Africa, Asia, and Europe. Patrick is a recognized expert and thought leader on the intersection between new technologies, early warning, civil resistance, human rights, and humanitarian response. He has written extensively on these topics and has presented his work at numerous high-profile conferences worldwide.
Patrick is also completing his Ph.D. at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University and is currently a Visiting Fellow at Stanford University's Program on Liberation Technologies. He is on the boards of Digital Democracy, the Meta-Activism Project, and the Konpa Group.
Patrick has an M.A. in International Affairs from Columbia University and is an alum of the Santa Fe Institute's Complex Systems Program. He blogs at iRevolution.net.