Alex is a software engineer at Development Seed. He specializes in frontend UI development the backend development of servers, databases, and shell scripts. He’s an advocate for open data, and actively contributes to the growing ecosystem of open source software within OpenStreetMap, FOSS4G and other open geospatial communities.
Previously, Alex worked at Descartes Labs making web applications to view and analyze geospatial data in the cloud. He also worked in the genetics/genomics space for the National Center for Genome Resources (NCGR).
Based out of New Mexico, when Alex isn’t at the computer, you can find him in the mountains hiking, camping, canoeing, or rafting. Alex received a Post-baccalaureate Certificate in Geographic Information Systems, Science and Cartography (GIS) from Pennsylvania State University and a B.S. from The University of New Mexico in Linguistic Anthropology with a Mathematics minor.
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