Mjumbe Poe

Mjumbe Poe

Technology and Democracy Fellow, AY 2017-18
Mjumbe Poe

Mjumbe has been developing civic technology since 2010. He endeavors to use technology to build the capacity of individuals and communities to shape their cities, their neighborhoods, and their own lives.

Mjumbe is co-founder and CTO of FixList, a company dedicated to leveraging open data to help people make smarter, more impactful investments in the built environment. Prior to joining FixList in 2016, Mjumbe served as a Digital Services Architect at the City of Philadelphia’s Office of Open Data and Digital Transformation. In 2012, he started at OpenPlans, where he worked on projects that encouraged city residents to get involved in planning for the future of their cities. In 2011, he was an inaugural Code for America Fellow.

The perspective of technology as a means for social empowerment guides Mjumbe's professional and extracurricular development. He volunteers with Coded by Kids as an instructor and a board member, and is a member of the planning committee for the International Conference on Appropriate Technology.

Follow Mjumbe on Twitter: @mjumbewu

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