Steve Breese is a web developer, geospatial developer, and geo-professional with over 12 years of experience. He graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a double major in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Urban Planning. He began his career as a GIS Analyst for Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning and the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County. Later he worked as a Senior Systems Engineer at Nokia HERE (formerly NAVTEQ) where he got a start at developing single page applications. Next, he helped expand the functionality of United Airline's cutting edge Flight Checkin application. In his current position, he architects and develops web-based geospatial solutions for Municipal GIS Parnters (MGP Inc) at their Des Plaines headquarters.
He is always seeking to push the limits of the web by implementing the coolest HTML5 advanced technologies in his applications while providing fallback mechanisms for older browsers. In this capacity he has developed dozens of useful websites and web applications.