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Rubén Martín

StaffCommunity Strategist and Research Lead


Rubén is HOT’s Community Strategist and Research Lead, working to support the Humanitarian Open Mapping Movement by building strategies and initiatives based on good quality data and research, as well as identifying opportunities to further HOT’s Audacious aims.

Rubén joined HOT with a long history of 16 years supporting open source communities, he drove and implemented strategies for Mozilla’s multi-stakeholder product and technology teams including Mozilla Support, Common Voice, Mission-Driven Mozillians, Firefox, Pocket, Addons, and Localization, which resulted in a significant reduction in cost, expanded reach, aligned collaboration, and increased contributors’ satisfaction.


Open Mapping Hub in LATAM - May 2022 update

This is a new update on how the Alpha phase of the Open Mapping Hub in LATAM is finding ways to connect geospatial data, open mapping volunteers and communities that need data and mapping for their own purposes.

18 May, 2022

Hub de Mapeamento Aberto em LATAM - Atualização maio 2022

Compartilhamos uma nova atualização sobre como a fase Alpha do Open Mapping Hub na América Latina está progredindo para encontrar maneiras de conectar dados geoespaciais, voluntários de mapeamento aberto e comunidades que precisam de dados e mapeamento para seus próprios objetivos.

18 May, 2022

Hub de Mapeo Abierto en LATAM - Actualización mayo 2022

Compartimos una nueva actualización sobre cómo va progresando la fase Alfa del Hub de Mapeo Abierto en LATAM para encontrar formas de conectar los datos geoespaciales, los voluntarios del mapeo abierto y las comunidades que necesitan los datos y el mapeo para sus propios objetivos.

18 May, 2022

Hub de Mapeo Abierto en LATAM - Actualización diciembre 2021

Nos alegra compartir una actualización sobre cómo en HOT planeamos aumentar nuestro apoyo al Mapeo Abierto en la región de LATAM para encontrar formas de conectar los datos geoespaciales y el esfuerzo de la comunidad hacia el bien común.

2 December, 2021

Open Mapping Hub in LATAM - December 2021 update

We are excited to share with you an update on how at HOT we plan to increase our support to Open Mapping on the LATAM region to find ways to connect geospatial data and community effort towards collective well-being!

2 December, 2021

The Language Localization Project: Enabling Inclusion and Participation

Together with the local communities and contributors from Vietnam, Madagascar, and Mozambique, as well as the Open Mapping Hubs in the Asia-Pacific and East & Southern Africa, the Localization Project aims to develop baseline data to inform a self-sustainable Localization Strategy. We aim to bridge the gap between language and accessibility of Humanitarian Open Mapping resources.

14 October, 2021

Introducing the HOT Community Team

Over the past few months, HOT has assembled a six-person community team to support humanitarian OpenStreetMap community growth across 94 countries. Meet the members and welcome them to the HOT staff team.

8 January, 2021

Project Contributions

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