TIMBY in person

TIMBY is a collaboration between activists, journalists, technologists and designers

Anjali Nayar


Anjali is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker, with over 10 years of experience. Anjali’s background is in Environmental Science (University of Oxford) and Journalism (Columbia University). More @ anjalinayar.com.

Silas Siakor


Silas is one of the most well decorated campaigners for environmental issues and social justice in Africa. Silas founded the Sustainable Development Institute and holds an MA in Globalization and Social Change from Kimmage in Ireland.

David Yoon


David has over ten years of experience growing technology projects. Dave was previously the Director of Engineering at Fwd.us and before that, the VP of Engineering at Samasource.org.

James Wahome


James is a security-oriented developer with more than five years experience making applications for mobile and tablet devices. He holds a B.Sc. in Mathematics and Computer Science and an MSc in Telecommunication Innovation and Development from Strathmore University.

Jude Mwenda


Jude works out of the Center for Geographic Analysis at Harvard. Jude was TIMBY’s first developer and now he is expanding TIMBY’s mapping functions, offline maps and mapping stories.

Pete Snyder

Privacy and Security

Pete is a researcher in networked security and privacy. He is the Privacy Researcher at Brave, and received his PhD in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC).

Xinjiang Shao


Xinjiang is a full stack developer and has worked at Peapod, Exact Sports and PrepHero. He’s passionate about building better products and good food. He’s got a Masters in Computer Science from UIC in Chicago.

Jordan Imahori

Project Manager, Business Partnerships

Jordan works on project implementation and business partnerships. His background is in Economics from the University of Toronto.

Rory Bowe

Project Manager, Community Groups, Gender

Rory works project implementation for community groups as well as gender and social justice at TIMBY. Rory has a Master's Degree in International Development Studies from the University of Amsterdam.

Arthur B. Cassell III

Project Manager, West Africa

Arthur manages TIMBY partnerships in West Africa, out of the Sustainable Development Institute in Monrovia, Liberia. Arthur has a degree in Information Systems and Economics from The Ohio State University's Fisher College of Business.

Isaac Wambugu

Quality Assurance, Testing

Isaac works on testing and quality assurance at TIMBY. Isaac's background is in Mathematics and Computer Science from the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology.

Sona Grigoryan


Sona keeps TIMBY running smoothly, financially. Her background is in Management (Bachelor's) and Finance & Control (Master's from University Jean Moulin Lyon 3).