[OSGeo-Discuss] Nomination for Paolo Corti

Jorge Gaspar Sanz Salinas jsanz at osgeo.org
Sun Jul 21 12:52:02 PDT 2013

On 21 July 2013 10:36, Margherita Di Leo <dileomargherita at gmail.com> wrote:
> Name: Paolo Corti aka capooti
> Email: pcorti at gmail.com
> Wiki: http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Paolo_Corti
> Dear All,
> I would like to nominate Paolo Corti, from Italy, for charter membership.
> Paolo is currently working as a geospatial developer at UN World Food
> Programme [1] in Rome, in the context of the Emergency Preparedness and
> Response Branch GIS Unit. He deals with GeoNode web platform development,
> deployments an administration, and spatial and database design and
> implementation.
> Paolo is an active member of the OSGeo Italian local chapter, and I first
> met him at one of the GFOSS day events organized by GFOSS.it. Successively,
> I had the honor to become his colleague at the European Commission, JRC [2],
> where he has developed open source tools and applications in the context of
> the European Forest Data Centre [3] and the European Forest Fire Information
> System [4].
> Paolo has been working in the GIS industry since 1998. He is a master in the
> use of geospatial software such as QGIS, PostGIS, MapServer, GeoServer, GDAL
> etc. and has always been a precious reference for colleagues and users in
> troubles in the various mailing lists. Paolo's blog [5] is a source of
> precious tips and tricks.
> There would be much more to say about him, in summary I'll just mention that
> he's a volcano of energy and a natural OSGeo advocate in every context.
> best,
> madi
> [1] http://www.wfp.org/
> [2] http://forest.jrc.ec.europa.eu/team/person/2/detail/
> [3] http://forest.jrc.ec.europa.eu/efdac/
> [4] http://forest.jrc.ec.europa.eu/effis/
> [5] http://www.paolocorti.net/
> --
> Best regards,

I support this nomination.

By the way, Paolo is also a co-admin of our loved OSGeo Planet, with
Mateusz Loskot and me. it's always a pleasure to work with him.

Jorge Sanz

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