As part of the Mapbox engineering team, Dane is the resident geographer. He works with the latest open source technologies to solve problems in advanced cartography and data visualization. He programs in C++, JavaScript, and Python and brings a deep knowledge of spatial data and web development to his mapping work.

Dane is a lead Mapnik developer, a charter member of OSGEO, a founding member of the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team, and in his former position as principal of dbsgeo.com worked on a range of projects leveraging new technology to address social and environmental problems and aid in disaster response and recovery.

Dane holds a bachelor’s degree in geography and environmental studies from Middlebury College.