Arun Ganesh is joining Mapbox. Arun is an interaction designer, programmer and according to Pascal Neis’ OpenStreetMap profiles — a crazy mapper booking more than 7,000 edits on OpenStreetMap. He is an avid editor on the Wikipedia project where he contributed many of India’s maps. Arun is joining to help us build a team of expert mappers improving OpenStreetMap and other vital datasets powering Mapbox maps.

Prior to joining Mapbox Arun worked with the Tata Institute of Social Sciences to help develop the geography portion of a national education plan for youth in India.

Welcome, Arun!

Arun Ganesh aka @planemad