Eric Brelsford is a software developer and educator focusing on mapping and
data visualization. He is particularly interested in how maps affect the way we
see and interact with cities, and how people can use maps to have an impact on
Eric got started with webmapping and community-driven data projects while
working on a map of publicly-owned vacant land in NYC that also acts as an
organizing tool (livinglotsnyc.org). He has since worked on numerous similar
projects and is well-versed in open source GIS.
Eric is Lead Design Technologist at the data visualization studio Stamen Design
and teaches GIS and webmapping within the Design and Urban Ecologies
program at Parsons.