Pratik is an engineer on the Satellite team, where he helps to build and maintain our global imagery layers and the tools behind them. In addition to improving our render processes and establishing map update priorities, Pratik coordinates our efforts with disaster response groups like HOTOSM and the Red Cross.

Pratik joins the team with a background in GIS and remote sensing. He holds a master’s in Geoinformation Science and Earth Observation with a specialization in geoinformatics from University of Twente, Netherlands. When not staring at maps, he loves motorcycling, traveling off the beaten path, and tea.