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Derek Abernethy

23 Young Geospatial Professionals to Watch in 2023 – 10 of 23 Name: Derek AbernethyCompany: Trimble, Inc.Current position: Software product manager, vertical construction applicationsAge: 26                Education: BS in Engineering with honors, York University in Toronto, Ontario Abernethy’s work experience prior to entering the geospatial industry was in heavy civil and house construction where he...

Rachel Layko

23 Young Geospatial Professionals to Watch in 2023 – 9 of 23 Name: Rachel LaykoCompany: Arizona State University     Current position: PhD CandidateAge: 25                Education: BS in biology; minor in marine science, The College of William & Mary In the PhD program at Arizona State University, Layko is working to bring her geospatial background...

Hannah Peterson

23 Young Geospatial Professionals to Watch in 2023 – 8 of 23 Name: Hannah Peterson, Age 28Company: Aero-Graphics, Flight Planner  Education: BS in Geology, Utah Valley University, MS in Geography, University of Utah All her life, Peterson has enjoyed spending time in the outdoors and learning about the earth’s processes. This led to pursuing and graduating...

James Richards

23 Young Geospatial Professionals to Watch in 2023 – 7 of 23 Name: James RichardsCompany: Benchmark SurveysCurrent Position: Survey Manager–Land, Utility and Measured Building SurveyorAge: 29 Education: Level 3 Surveying Technologies Theory; Level 3 Utility Mapping and Surveying Biography: Richards came out of school chasing the dream of becoming a professional footballer. He signed a...

Megan Young

23 Young Geospatial Professionals to Watch in 2023 – 6 of 23 Name: Megan Young Company: California Public Utilities Commission  Current Position: Senior Spatial Analyst Age: 31  Education: BS Environmental Systems and Earth Sciences, University of California, San Diego  Biography: Young is a leader, a trusted mentor, and a great advocate for the geospatial industry. She serves as...

Adamu Bala

23 Young Geospatial Professionals to Watch in 2023 – 5 of 23 Name: Adamu BalaCompany: Department of Geomatics, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State, Nigeria.Current Position: Lecturer IIAge: 36 Education: Ph.D. Surveying and Mapping Science and Technology, China University of Geosciences, Wuhan; MSc. Geomatics (2018) and B.Eng. Geomatics Engineering (2010) from Ahmadu Bello University, Nigeria;...