Ann is an engineer at Mapbox working to automate tools and processes that scale and render maps quickly. As a Node.js developer, Ann is always excited to collaborate on new solutions at the forefront of the mapping community. She’s a continual advocate and contributor to open source software, and she believes in the strength of an iterative and collaborative knowledge economy.
Prior to Mapbox, Ann straddled the line between engineering and policy. She worked with the cities of Syracuse and San Diego to improve the economic ecosystems for small business growth and development at Code for America and developed accessible tools for ethical investing at The Motley Fool. She’s a champion of informal learning spaces, once leading community initiatives in DC that involved neighborhood mesh networks and technology education classes. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, rafting, and hiking.