Cities and how people interact with them are my jam.
I’ve been working on, in, and everything in-between in the mapping space. Product designer is the most applicable title though with most things – you do what needs to get done.
I started in doing spatial habitat modeling on boa constrictors in the Honduran jungle. Then lived in the Galapagos teaching GIS to scientists & protecting sensitive ecosystems and raft guided in Montana between things to keep the dream alive.
I moved to DC and worked as a product designer for Esri’s Story Map team building products to enable even more people to tell their own stories with data.
I then fulfilled a life dream of being a staff cartographer at National Geographic and published a few maps in the National Geographic Magazine.
From there I pivoted and went to work in SF at Uber – pushing the boundaries of how much maps and spatial data can power our everyday lives.
After contributing to successes that span the entire ridesharing business and industry as a whole, I’m now at Uber ATG building & designing the tools, systems, and frameworks that allow us to build data for autonomous vehicles. Feels like we’re going to the moon and it’s an incredible ship to be on.
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