Geoffrey Maas, AICP GISP, is the Senior Geospatial Business Analyst for Ramsey County. He has 25 years of professional experience in the fields of planning, project management, GIS, cartography, and information design with work experience in the private, public, and nonprofit sectors. His professional interests include information policy, information design, and finding innovative ways of using art, design, and cartography to explain and solve complex planning challenges. He holds a BA in geography from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and a MURP from the Humphrey School of Public Affairs. He has taught at the Humphrey School since September 2014 and enjoys assisting students in discovering ways to use geospatial analysis and data visualization in their studies and research.