SOB Willy Franck
Willy Franck SOB is the CEO of SOGEFI, a company specialized in geospatial and land management. He is passionate about the implementation of open source location intelligence platforms in developing countries. He is an active member in the OpenStreetMap Community with which he created GeOsm (https://geo.sm), a key infrastructure of developing countries digital transformation. His expertise is recognised by several international institutions(The World Bank, GIZ, UNESCO, UN-Habitat, AFD, etc.),
The goal of GeOsm initiative is to make an open source platform available for the whole digital community. We believe a reliable open spatial data infrastructure will initiate many economic activities. It will facilitate the creation of an ecosystem of companies, start-ups and civil society initiatives that will develop innovations based on those newly accessible spatial data. While their activities grow, those users will enrich this shared infrastructure.
The objective is to tell you how OSM has impacted my life, I made it a lifestyle. OSM is a real opportunity to express our social responsibility. Beyond a database, beyond a technology, it's a way of thinking ! OSM is a real opportunity to express our social responsibility. Beyond a database, beyond a technology, it's a way of thinking !