Founder & CEO

Leo is the founder and CEO of MapHubs, Inc., a Washington DC-based company, dedicated to making maps more accessible to everyone. Leo has 15+ years of experience in the environment and development sector including over five years working in field conservation in Vietnam and Indonesia.

Prior to MapHubs, Leo started the awarding winning Moabi DRC initiative ( in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Implemented through local partners, Moabi DRC is a comprehensive public database on land use in DRC. Leo has worked and consulted for organizations from the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), Fauna and Flora International, UNEP, and the World Resources Institute. He holds an MA in Geography from the University of St. Andrews and an MSc in Environmental Technology from Imperial College London. 


Lead Software Engineer & Co-Founder

Kris is a geospatial software engineer focusing on spatial databases, web mapping applications, data analytics, and mobile applications. Before joining MapHubs, Kris led a large geospatial data warehouse project and a mobile mapping application as a contractor for U.S. Army. He is very passionate about open-source technologies and has made over 1 million contributions to OpenStreetMap! Kris as a degree in Computer Science from the University of Maryland.