Dave Troy (2017)
He has been acknowledged by the founding team at Twitter as the first developer to utilize the Twitter API, with his project “Twittervision,” which was featured in the 2008 MoMA exhibition “Design and the Elastic Mind,” curated by Paola Antonelli. His current crowdsourced project Peoplemaps.org uses social network data to map cities.
He is also the organizer of TEDxMidAtlantic in Washington DC and is passionate about data, cities, and entrepreneurship. He lives in Baltimore with his wife and two children.