Leadership Team

Aaron Young

Aaron Young

CEO

A graduate of Rowan University and the University of Cape Town, Aaron has more than 15 years experience in global data collection and management. He is an avid mountain biker, packrafter, sailor, electric car evangelist and most importantly a father.

Sarah Jackson

Sarah Jackson

Director of Operations

A graduate of the University of Northern Colorado and Colorado Mesa University with 8+ years of operations experience in the non-profit sector. She enjoys biking, traveling and volunteering in local communities.

Kady Tribble

Kady Tribble

Office Manager

Kady enjoys being outside and spending time with her family by a camp fire. She loves exploring the world and traveling to new places. Being born and raised in Colorado has always given her a sense of adventure. She finds it important to connect people together in the world one map at a time.

Zvone Sparovec

Zvone Sparovec

Operations Manager

Zvone was born and raised in the Alpine region of Slovenia, Europe before moving to the San Francisco Bay Area over three decades ago. He earned Bachelors in Computer Science, Masters in Management Information Systems and has been working in the high tech industry for years.

Chris Ransier

Chris Ransier

Surveying Manager

Chris is from Western Colorado and has more than 20 years of professional land surveying to his work experience. He enjoys fly fishing and golf.

Ty Johnson

Ty Johnson

Planning Manager

Ty graduated with a Masters in Urban Planning from CU Denver and a BS in Recreation & Tourism from CSU. He has worked in land use planning on the West Slope since 2016 and manages a team that is responsible for land planning, entitlements, landscape architecture, and comprehensive planning. He enjoys being a girl dad, rock climbing, skiing, and mountain biking.

Keeley Bobo

Keeley Bobo

Community Manager

Keeley is a native of Colorado and can’t get enough of the sunshine and mountains. She manages the Community Editing Teams that collaborate with local OSM communities to produce the most accurate map data in countries such as Chile, Guatemala, Brazil, Philippines, Russia, Romania and more.

Hamish Henderson

Hamish Henderson

Project Manager

Hamish is originally from Scotland but is currently enjoying the American dream in sunny Colorado. He has a Masters degree in GIS from the University of Redlands. He is an avid outdoor enthusiast and tries to spend his free time enjoying nature, usually by bike, foot, or skis.  He manages a team that performs ground surveys of international locations, collecting street-level footage and using that footage to contribute to OpenStreetMap.

Gwendolyn Huffman

Gwendolyn Huffman

Project Manager

Gwendolyn earned her Bachelors in Environmental Science from Colorado Mesa University. When she is not helping guide her team of talented technicians she enjoys spending time with her family, being outdoors, building in her wood shop and working on art projects.

Jennifer Swagert

Jennifer Swagert

Project Manager

Jenn brings 7 years of professional experience within the mapping industry. She manages a team that focuses on maintenance projects in more than 60 countries. In her free time she co-owns a small indie publishing press in Seattle.

Je-Ni Hardy

Je-Ni Hardy

Project Manager

Je-Ni is from Los Angeles, CA and has a BS in Environmental Science & Management from Humboldt State University. She enjoys being out in nature and spending time with family. She leads a team of GIS Technicians in adding and improving OpenStreetMap data throughout the world.