Rob Baker

Outreach & Project Manager, Ushahidi

Rob Baker is primarily responsible for overseeing company deliverables and internal reporting and is a lead on documentation and toolkits for deployment strategies. Previously, with a 10-year background in software development, Rob was a lead for project deployments around the world, primarily working in East Africa, the Middle East, and the Caribbean. He’s spoken at the United Nations, World Bank, with government events, hackathons, and at technical conferences around the world. Prior to officially joining Ushahidi, he was the Senior Developer of Web and New Media for Oxfam America and a member of the US/Russia Presidential Commission on New Media. When he’s not working on Ushahidi projects, Rob is also a member of the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team and reluctant writes about himself in the third person. He is currently based in Washington, DC