“By supporting NumFOCUS, we are helping to support the funding of the tools that Geotab’s data science team uses on a daily basis”
About NumFOCUS Corporate Sponsors
NumFOCUS Corporate Sponsors are for-profit companies who drive their business success using our open source projects. Corporate Sponsors invest in the development and sustainability of the open source scientific data stack through their financial support of NumFOCUS. Many sponsors also allocate employee paid time to development work on NumFOCUS open source projects.
Geotab’s open platform technology securely connects commercial vehicles to the internet, providing advanced web-based analytics to better manage a company’s fleet and business. Processing billions of data points per day, Geotab leverages big data and machine learning to improve productivity, optimize fleet asset utilization, enhance driver safety, and achieve a more integrated compliance strategy. Geotab believes in providing an open platform product to provide limitless flexibility to use data to improve business insight and efficiency, optimize state and city operations and ultimately enable collaboration within the global data community. Geotab has over 380 staff globally, with offices in Canada, the United States, Germany, Spain, and the United Kingdom.
Geotab Gives Back by Supporting NumFOCUS Open Source Projects
Geotab currently makes use of multiple NumFOCUS fiscally sponsored projects to power their business. “NumFOCUS supports some key projects like NumPy, pandas and Matplotlib that allow us to provide best-in-class data processing and manipulations, visualizations, and machine learning insights to our customers,” said Neil Cawse, Geotab CEO. Mike Branch, Geotab VP Business Intelligence, explains why becoming a Corporate Sponsor was the right move for Geotab: “By supporting NumFOCUS, we are helping to support the funding of the tools that Geotab’s data science team uses on a daily basis to conduct data analysis and further the work we are doing on Machine Learning.”
“So many companies benefit from using free software, including Geotab. Geotab is contributing back by supporting NumFOCUS and the wider open source community.”
Geotab joins the ranks of NumFOCUS Corporate Sponsors who are stepping up to provide sustainable support for our open source scientific computing projects. “Geotab believes in doing the right thing for the community in general and that those who contribute to developing Open Source software should be strongly applauded,” said Cawse. “So many companies benefit from using free software, including Geotab. Geotab is contributing back by supporting NumFOCUS and the wider open source community.”