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.