Georgia Bullen

Technology Projects Director, Open Technology Institute

Georgia Bullen is the technology projects director for New America's Open Technology Institute. She previously served as OTI's senior data analyst. Based in the Washington, D.C. office, Bullen provides data visualization, human-centered design, planning and geospatial analytical support to the OTI team and its community partnerships. She currently manages the Data Visualization Project, works on Broadband Adoption Analysis, and Measurement Lab. She has also supported the Civic Innovation project, the Red Hook WiFi project, a Commotion Wireless Deployment and Digital Stewards program in Red Hook, Brooklyn, NY.

In her previous work, Bullen worked on data visualization projects in the areas of social media, transportation logistics, economic geography, urban flows, and other large-scale urban issues. Her work focuses on the intersection of human-centered design, urban space, and technology – specifically, how applied technologies can improve and facilitate the urban planning process, access to information, and the systems that people use to interact with the places in which they live.

Bullen holds a Master of Science in Urban Planning from Columbia University's Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Human-Computer Interaction from Carnegie Mellon. Her previous work and projects are available at http://georgiabullen.com. You can follow her on Twitter @georgiamoon.

All Work

OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
Getting Through The Block

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OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
OTI Welcomes First Ford/Mozilla Open Web Fellow

OTI is excited to welcome Gem Barrett (@gembarrett) to OTI in the first class of Open Web Fellows, a collaboration between the Ford Foundati


OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
Planning Magazine

"Planners should take advantage of every community engagement project as an opportunity to delve into new processes and discover new technol


OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
Technology for the People, by the People

Many initiatives are working to cultivate coding interests in women and people of color, but what more can be done?


OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
“Public” Space, Civic Engagement, and the Internet

How and can we, as a community, collectively curate safe public spaces that all us the opportunity to define what we want community to be?


OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
Spotlight on the Open Technology Institute: A Ford-Mozilla Open Web Fellow Host

OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
Can mesh networks and offline wireless move from protest tools to news?

“The thing about mesh is that you don’t have to plan it out in advance,” says Georgia Bullen, a data analyst with the Open Technology Instit


OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
Reflecting on The Responsive City

As discussed during a recent event, even as we explore the “responsive city” of 2014, we must be mindful of whether (and how) the new tools


CYBERSECURITY INITIATIVE and OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
Visualizing Swing States in the Global Internet Governance Debate

This interactive map provides an overview of "swing states" in Internet governance and cybersecurity policy.


OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
Case Study: Practical Principles to Encourage a Civic Youth Pipeline

RESILIENT COMMUNITIES
A Quick Way to Build a Wireless Network

Open Technology Institute's Technology Projects Manager Georgia Bullen was quoted in a Governing article on mesh networks.


OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
Citizen Science : A Pathway to Civic Action