Jean Cochrane builds dynamic tools for understanding geography, technology, and distributions of power. They strive to be a steward of the commons and to make the work of others more productive and more meaningful. They live and work in Philadelphia, PA.

Jean is currently an Operations Engineer at Azavea, focusing on performance, reliability, and cost-effectiveness of production infrastructure. In the past, Jean studied Gender and Sexuality Studies at the University of Chicago, made comics and graphics for the South Side Weekly, was a reporting fellow at City Bureau, and built civic apps for DataMade. They attended the Recurse Center in Fall 2018 and encourage you to do so, too.