Speaker Profile

Mjumbe Poe

Mjumbe Poe


Mjumbe Poe is a software developer at OpenPlans, a non-profit that creates software to make cities better. Mjumbe thrives on working with amazing people on projects that empower others to understand, use, and affect their environments. Before joining OpenPlans Mjumbe was a fellow at Code for America, and before that a research programmer at the University of Pennsylvania working on modelling and simulation tools for the social sciences. He still loves modeling.

Mjumbe has a deep appreciation for fine craftpersonship. He believes above all that people should be allowed the opportunity to do what they’re passionate about. Having been given this opportunity, he endeavors to apply his passion to move humanity forward.


September 4th, 11:05 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
Creating Dynamic Applications with Django and Backbone.js