We’re thrilled to welcome Maanya Umashaanker to the data team! Maanya joins us to improve OpenStreetMap and other datasets using satellite imagery, probe data, and analyzing customer feedback.

Maanya holds a master’s degree in Geo-informatics from Visvesvaraya Technological University. Before joining Mapbox, she worked as a Senior Research Fellow at the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore studying the evolution of glacial lakes in the Indian Himalayas. She has also worked as a Project Associate at IIT Madras to optimize power consumption and improve the battery backup of Aakash Tablets.

Welcome, Maanya!