Ruben is a data analyst specializing in street level data management at Mapbox. He’s building data processing and productivity tools to scale our data team, including osmlint , to-fix, turnlanes-tagging and others.

He has been an active mapper on OpenStreetMap since 2011, improving global data availability. Ruben led efforts to open up government data in Peru, working with the provincial government of Huamanga, Ayacucho to coordinate the release of street-level data. He also works to communicate its benefits, showcasing this through open mapping projects, including the first map of the city’s public bus routes.

Before joining Mapbox, Ruben worked as a desktop and web applications consultant and as a developer for Peru organizations. Ruben studied Systems Engineering at the San Cristobal de Huamanga National University in Ayacucho, Peru.