Brendan Collins

Co-founder and Principal

Brendan is an expert in data science and geospatial technology and is Co-founder and Principal at makepath, a spatial data science firm in Austin, Texas. With over 15 years of experience in GIS, he has worked with The Nature Conservancy, World Resources Institute, New Forests, World Wildlife Fund, NASA, and The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Brendan is actively involved in the PyData community and is a core developer for several open source libraries including Datashader and Bokeh. He recently created the Xarray-Spatial and mapshader libraries for large scale spatial analysis.