Jean Cochrane

Operations Engineer

Jean Cochrane

Before joining Azavea, Jean worked as a developer at DataMade, a civic tech consultancy in Chicago that builds tools for journalists, nonprofits, and state and local governments. At DataMade, Jean led development of a number of client projects, worked on the engineering team of the machine-learning-as-a-service product Dedupe.io, and helped to standardize the company’s CI/CD pipeline and production infrastructure.

Jean has played in three riot grrrl bands, gone on tour twice, written and recorded a rock opera, taught comics journalism to high schoolers, and curated a gallery show for queer zines. These days, she’s working on organizing an infrastructure tourism group and a cookbook club.