James Douglass leads the Natural Capital Project’s software team which supports NatCap’s mission through ongoing tool maintenance, user support and ensuring a robust and stable software platform for the future of computation in ecosystem services and natural sciences. In his time at NatCap, James has contributed to the development of InVEST, RIOS and OPAL, a number of shared libraries and developer tools, and much of the software infrastructure that helps bring our tools to a broader audience. James’s engineering interests lie in the creative use of software to make it easier for users to tackle the real issues at hand and on the ground. He received his B.S. in Computer Science from St. Lawrence University.