Jake is a Platform engineer who makes up one half of Team Richard at Mapbox (along with Xiaowei R. Wang). As part of the founding SF Platform team duo, Jake brings a relentless positivity to digging deep into gnarly engineering problems. If you give him time, he will make his own light at the end of the tunnel.

Jake has a background in front-end map-based applications and back-end architectures. He has also worked in marketing and geochronology while going to school at Arizona State University.