DDD Europe 2023 - Kate Chapman

Kate Chapman

Kate Chapman


Kate Chapman is a technologist, geographer and farmer. Currently she is leading the Engineering Enablement Group at the Wikimedia Foundation. Kate is passionate about collaborating on systems level changes within Wikimedia enabling better knowledge sharing across the world. Kate also serves as the President of the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team where she is a passionate supporter of open mapping for more resilient communities.

Previously Kate served as the Chief Technology Officer of the Cadasta Foundation and was Executive Director of the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team. A long time advocate and participant in the free culture movement she believes it is important to put people first. When not thinking about virtual systems she is at home thinking about physical systems on her miniature dairy goat farm.