Tim Ellersiek

Tim Ellersiek is a Development Seed alum.



Tim is a cloud engineer at Development Seed. He has a strong passion for building open source spatial services for the public utilizing all different kinds and types of geographic data. Tim contributes to our open-science projects by leveraging his experience in implementing scalable and robust software. He contributes to products supporting scientists in writing and publishing scientific documents, and getting government agencies the right products to meet their satellite-data needs.

Prior to starting at Development Seed, Tim was part of the team that established the openrouteservice.org ecosystem. He subsequently worked on a plethora of routing solutions for different industry sectors. One of his favorite projects was a routing application for hiking enthusiasts in the Swiss Alps. Tim is driven by satisfied users of services and applications he has helped build.

Tim has a degree in Geography and GIS from the Rhenish Friedrich Wilhelm University of Bonn and Ruhr University Bochum.

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