Luke McKinstry

Cicero Database Specialist

Luke is a Database Specialist at Azavea on the Cicero team.

Prior to joining Azavea Luke was a programmer at a local software company specializing in online tax filing and public benefit enrollment. Before that he helped build internal business software systems for manufacturing as a business analyst at Tesla Motors in California. He earned a BA in History from Haverford College and also took courses in the sciences and was an active participant in the Center for Peace and Global Citizenship. After graduation he worked at the Committee of Seventy where he ran elections programs and assisted with public policy.

Before returning to Philadelphia Luke lived for a year and a half in China teaching English and learning Mandarin. Outside of work Luke enjoys sports, swimming, reading history books and participating in hackathons.