About Gaia GPS

At Gaia GPS, nature meets tech meets art. We are curious thinkers, tenacious builders, and restless wanderers. The company is 100% remote and distributed across 16 US States.

History

In 2008, Anna and Andrew Johnson started a side project to build an outdoor search site called trailbehind.com. By fall 2009, they had formed a company and launched Gaia GPS. The team has grown to 30 people and remained independent and boot-strapped.

Join Gaia GPS

Come work on the future of backcountry maps.

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Meet the Team

How we get outside:

Hikers
Backpackers
Runners
Bikers
Skiers/Snowboarders
Offroaders
Climbers
Hunters
Anglers
Peakbaggers
Boaters
Birders

Andrew Johnson


CEO • Director

Anna Hentzel Johnson


CTO • Director

Jesse Crocker


Engineering Manager • Director

Ashli Baldwin


Director of Operations

Nate Copeland


GIS Engineer

Robyn Martin


Software Engineer

Chris Hill


Customer Support Manager

Andy Crampton


Engineering Manager

Erik Baily


Software Engineer

Austin Hess


Software Engineer

John Czaplewski


Software Engineer

Torrey Hogan


Software Engineer

Jeremy Lehman


Software Engineer

Lee France


Cartographer

Laura Friedland


Marketing Specialist

Matt Palmer


Senior Product Designer

Jay Crooker


Customer Support Specialist

Melanie Wilson


Customer Support Specialist

Adam Tootle


Software Engineer

Jim Margolis


Customer Support Specialist

Mary Cochenour


Content Manager

Tom Kletzker


Office Manager

Courtney Fiala


Software Engineer

Sasha Heinen


Software Engineer

Jonathan Cohn


Digital Marketing Specialist

Andrew Williams


Software Engineer

Ryan McElroy


Customer Support Specialist

Nick Botner


Senior Product Designer

Kristin McLane


Customer Support Specialist

Tony Cannistra


Software Engineer

Evelyn Cordner


Software Engineer

Jen Smith


Software Engineer

Thank You

The company is grateful for the advice, work, and/or investments from our advisors and other shareholders, including George Grellas, Charles Johnson, Russell Rice, Zachary Brown, Dan Silberman, Kevin Lacker, Abhishek Nath, Steve Schmitt, Savannah Henderson, Timothy Bowen, Kim Rullo, Joshua Braegger, and Jason Abbott.