What We Do

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We help your organization ideate, develop and test plans, procedures and tools.

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We develop and modernize disaster risk reduction, resilience, and emergency preparedness programs.

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We develop apps to catalyze locally-oriented solutions to internationally-relevant problem sets.

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We facilitate human and technical interoperability through next-gen geographic information systems.

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We offer on-demand training and exercises for families, businesses, community organizations and governments.

About Us

SPIN Global is a Washington D.C. based small business that exists to provide solutions that help private, non-governmental and public sector agencies improve coordination prior to a disaster. We enable organizations to jointly plan, train and operate together effectively as a team and assist one another in the time of need. SPIN Global addresses this coordination challenge by modernizing disaster risk reduction and emergency preparedness programs, with a distinct focus on applied science and the use of technology as a catalyst for change in how coordination is achieved to improve disaster resilience.

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Academic Papers

A Systems Integration Framework for Interdisciplinary Black Sky Operations

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System architecture of cloud-based web GIS for real-time macroeconomic loss estimation

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Measuring Systems Interoperability: A Focal Point for Standardized Assessment of Regional Disaster Resilience

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Memberships and Associations

SPIN Global is proud to be a member of several organizations and associations.

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Joel Thomas

CEO, SPIN Global

Joel has supported regional and national­-level homeland security and emergency preparedness initiatives for the U.S. government, and has provided technical assistance, conducted exercises and provided training directly to agencies in over 40 states and hundreds of local agencies and private sector companies.

Laura Thomas

President, Planet Ready, Inc.

As president of SPIN Global’s non-profit work, Laura focuses on program development and donor relations to support incubation of local innovations that reduce global poverty. Laura and Joel have experience in 30 nations providing faith­-based and global humanitarian relief. SPIN Global is a socially conscious organization that donates 10% annual profits to our non­profit affiliate to support local innovations that reduce global poverty.

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We are looking to grow our team! We are looking for talented, energetic, experienced technical professionals (US Citizenship Required).

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