Brian Jones was born in Halifax and has accumulated over 15 years of computer programming experience. During the summer of 2009, Brian started a federal internship working for DFO at the Bedford Institute of Oceanography. His duties included the digitization and filling of historical fisheries records.
Following Brian’s 6-month internship, he was granted contract work for the completion of several GIS- related projects. At the end of Brian’s DFO contract, he accepted a position with OTN as a data loader and is responsible for the migration of project data into the OTN database. During the course of Brian’s employment with OTN, he has developed scripts used to aid the data loading process and he is now a programmer on the OTN project.