Empowering People to Make an Impact
and Help Those in Need
We believe there’s a better way to provide services to those in need.
We are changing the way frontline services are delivered by
providing our customers with better data and giving their
workforce new tools to help those in need.
Our technology, CommCare, the world’s most powerful mobile data
collection platform, was built with this goal in mind. Using
CommCare, organizations build mobile apps that improve the
quality and efficiency of services in the most remote corners
of the world.
We believe the sustained adoption of digital solutions is only
possible if we create tools that users love. Accordingly, our
design philosophy puts end users first.
We are a team of engineers, doctors, public health professionals,
former consultants, and everything else in between. We are smart,
driven, share a passion for social good.
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How we got our start
Dimagi was founded in 2002 out of the MIT Media Lab and the
Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology programs. While volunteering
for an MIT course developing technology for Africa, Jonathan Jackson,
co-founder and CEO, met Dr. Vikram Kumar, co-founder and chief medical
officer, who was completing his MD/MS at Harvard-MIT and working on an
early version of Dimagi.
Vikram wanted to build a company that combined global health and
technology, but had realized informatics consulting was premature in
the industry. Instead, Vikram and Jonathan focused on developing open
source software for low-resource settings, building some of the first
mobile solutions for frontline health programs in developing countries.
Today, Dimagi continues to operate on the foundation that mobile
solutions are key to improving the quality and efficiency of global
development programs. While we got our start in healthcare, we work
across sectors today with organizations of all sizes and have
supported over 600 projects.
Dimagi’s 125+ team of product development and implementation staff
are based across six offices, with additional staff around the world.
Cambridge, MA, USA
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585 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02139
56 Barnet Street
Cape Town, South Africa
+27 21 461 4294