Landon Blake is a land surveyor, land planner, and GIS professional. He is licensed as a land surveyor in California and Nevada. He is also a certified federal surveyor. He lives in Stockton, California and works as the Mapping Department Manager for O'Dell Engineering in Modesto, California. He is currently the Vice President of the California Land Surveyors Association Central Valley Chapter, a member of the California Land Surveyor's GIS Committee, and a member of the California Geodetic control Working Group. He serves as the Volunteer Coordinator for the Citizen Geography Project. His hobbies in include backpacking, landscape photography, and programming open source software. He is the owner of Redefined Horizons, a geospatial media company.