Julio May is a GIS Analyst based in Chicago, Illinois. He has a strong interest in open source geospatial technologies applied to local government work. He has worked with and different branches of local government both in emerging economies and industrialized nations. He currently serves as a GIS Consultant for Municipal GIS Partners at the Village of Wheeling, Illinois. He has also worked for the City of Memphis in Tennessee, the Municipalities of Turrialba and Sarapiquí in Costa Rica, and the Jarabacoa county in the Dominican Republic.