World Development Report 2010
Hrishikesh Patel is a Consultant in the office of the World Development Report at the World Bank. He holds a B.A. in Computer Science and Geography from Ohio Wesleyan University and a Master’s degree in Geography (specializing in Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing) from Boston University. His work at Boston University focused on developing a java-based decision support tool for marine protected areas. His prior experience also includes developing a web-GIS portal for bike trails in Ohio, mapping malaria incidence in Ethiopia and mapping aridity conditions in Spain. Before joining Boston University, he worked for ECNext, an ecommerce company specializing in search engine optimization and online business content delivery.