Blake Thompson

Mapnik, Vector tiles, Algorithms

Blake is a member of the engineering team. He has a passion for solving complex problems in software, especially those that involve large amounts of data or must be done in a small amount of time.

Prior to working at Mapbox, Blake developed high throughput and low latency weather visualization systems, a weather push notification system, and high volume weather data APIs. He also has experience doing algorithm development and safety analysis for a GPS corrections and integrity monitoring system for the Federal Aviation Administration.

Blake graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a degree in Aerospace Engineering.