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Amber Knapp

GIS Manager at Cook County Bureau of Technology Amber Knapp is in charge of one of the largest GIS enterprises in the U.S.—Cook County, Illinois, which encompasses much of the megalopolis of Chicago—where she’s overseen the launch of comprehensive GIS apps that provide a variety of information to residents and municipalities, such as Connect to...

Stepheb Chibueze Ndukwe

Senior Surveyor at the office of the Surveyor General of the Federation (National Mapping Agency of Nigeria)  Nigeria’s Office of the Surveyor General carries great responsibilities in providing essential elements of geodetic reference and cadastral frameworks to support one of the most rapidly growing economies in the world. We received nominations for many of the...

Serene Ho

Research Fellow at the Centre for Spatial Data Infrastructures and Land Administration, University of Melbourne We inhabit 3D space, so it’s logical that the implications of this reality are being studied regarding the fields of authoritative spatial data systems and cadastres. Serene Ho’s PhD research and publications investigate the social, organizational, and cultural aspects of...

Matej Nagy

Assistant Project Manager for Geotechnical and Earth Works at Pomgrad Construction The field of structural health and integrity monitoring spans surveying, geodesy, geology, geotechnical engineering, construction, and research (as each site can be unique and require custom scientific approaches). In the course of providing content on monitoring for our readers, we’ve encountered firms and individuals...

Javier de la Torre

CEO and Cofounder of CartDB One of the challenges faced in the early days of big-geo-data was the complex, costly, and mostly proprietary systems required to handle and visualize such masses of data. Javier de la Torre founded CartoDB in 2012 with a vision to democratize data analysis and visualization. CartoDB is a cloud-based service...

Linda Foster

Project Manager at Ferber Engineering In the environment of a forward-thinking, multi-disciplined surveying and engineering firm, the right person at the right time can foster a transformation. In 2005, Linda Foster was hired by Ferber Engineering Company, a civil engineering consulting firm in South Dakota, to explore using GIS. Ten years later, she has revolutionized...