Ian Webster

Biography

Ian Webster is a software engineer who works on projects related to civics, education, and health. He leads engineering at Zenysis, where he builds health data analysis software for governments of developing countries.

Previously, Ian worked at Google and also formed a software consultancy that counts NASA, SETI, and private aerospace companies among its clients. He is the creator of Asterank, an open-source analysis and visualization platform used to evaluate space missions, acquired by Planetary Resources. At Planetary Resources, he built ground and on-board systems for spacecraft.

Open Source Bridge 2017

Proposals for this user

* Become a Rocket Scientist With Open Source

The new space industry is expanding rapidly, with huge opportunities for open-source contributions. This talk focuses on the case study of Asterank, software that makes space data easier to access and explore. Its analysis and visualization tools have been used in government, private industry, and schools. The project has made public space data more open and usable for millions of people.
Hacks 2017-03-17 19:14:05 +0000
Ian Webster

Open Source Bridge 2015

Proposals for this user

* Becoming a Rocket Scientist With Open Source

The new space industry is expanding rapidly, with huge opportunities for open-source contributions. This talk focuses on the case study of Asterank, software that makes space data easier to access and explore. Its analysis and visualization tools have been used in government, private industry, and schools. The project has made public space data more open and usable for millions of people.
Hacks 2015-02-03 01:41:56 +0000
Ian Webster