Artem builds the core infrastructure behind Mapbox’s suite of mapping tools. He is the creator of Mapnik, the open source map renderer powering many open source mapping tools including Mapbox Studio Classic and OpenStreetMap.

Artem is an open source advocate and enthusiast continuing to lead Mapnik’s core development and is actively involved in the OpenStreetMap community. He is a regular speaker at open source conferences such as State of the Map and FOSS4G. Prior to joining Mapbox he played a critical role in MapQuest Open’s launch on open source Mapnik and OpenStreetMap data.

Artem has been involved in geospatial work since 1997. He has a master’s degree in radio-electronics from the Moscow Institute of Aviation and currently lives with his family in Charlbury, England.