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, blogs, and Boston-area maps and meetups.

  • Head coder
  • Cartographic hobbyist
  • Academic ambassador

Ben Wellington

The latest addition to our team, Ben brings award-winning interactive cartography experience to our web map development.

  • Data visualizer
  • Lapsed landscape architect
  • Amateur mycologist