We are two MIT graduate students who like making things better.

Co-founders

We’re passionate about making things better for people, starting with ourselves. Mapdrift was born from the idea that maps could be a lot better.

Alexandre Bouaziz

Alex is a Masters of Engineering student at MIT. He has worked on multiple startups and looks to improve people’s experiences using technology.

Place of origin: Paris, France
Speaks: French, English, Spanish, Hebrew and Italian

Ollie Newth

Ollie is a Kennedy Scholar who is also completing a Masters of Engineering at MIT. He is obsessed with trying to make things easier, and loves big data.

Place of origin: Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Speaks: Rails, PHP, Python, MATLAB and C

Advisors

Scott Stern

Professor at MIT Sloan School of Government

Scott is the David Sarnoff Professor of Management of Technology and Chair of the Technological Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Strategic Management Group at the MIT Sloan School of Management.

Christina Chase

Serial Entrepreneur; Entrepreneur in Residence at MIT

Christina has helped hundreds of teams go from concept to company and was recently named by Mashable as one of the 15 People Shaping Boston’s Tech Scene.