Poornima works as a map analyst at Mapbox, improving OpenStreetMap and other vital data sets using satellite imagery, telemetry and customer feedback.

Prior to joining Mapbox, Poornima was a research assistant at the Centre for Wildlife Studies and intern at the Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment, working on analysing imagery from camera traps and spatial diversity of birds in India. She is passionate about mapping and wildlife and holds a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Sciences from Bangalore University.