Meet the mappers

Axis Maps was formed in 2006 by 3 graduate students finishing their advanced degrees in Geography at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. We are now a team of 4, working remotely in the US and UK.

Madison, WI

David Heyman

As Managing Director of Axis Maps, Dave looks after clients, their projects and the Axis Maps team.

  • Client relations
  • On-deck developer
  • Data organizer

Ben Sheesley

Ben is Axis Map's Lead Designer, bringing his thoughtful designs to all of our projects.

  • Map & UI designer
  • Shipping magnate
  • Stickler for details

Andy Woodruff

Andy connects Axis Maps to the larger cartographic world through his work as Lead Developer, conference presentations and Bostonography blog.

  • Head coder
  • Cartographic stalwart
  • Academic ambassador

Josh Ryan

The newest member of Axis Maps, Josh is consistently pushing us forward in our approaches to developing our maps.

  • Full stack coder
  • Bug squasher
  • Asian cartography aficionado