Speakers Bio & Abstract

ModeratorGEOFF ZEISS Principal
Between the Poles

BiographyGeoff Zeiss has more than 20 years experience in the geospatial software industry working with utilities, communications, and public works in enterprise geospatial IT around the world. For eleven years Geoff was responsible for thought leadership, evangelization, and industry messaging for the utility industry program at Autodesk. In his early career, he was responsible for some of the largest successful implementations of location-aware enterprise design and records management software in the utility and telecommunications sectors. In 2004, he received one of ten annual global technology awards from Oracle Corporation for technical innovation and leadership in the use of Oracle. In recognition of his efforts to increase the awareness of geospatial data and technologies in utilities and construction, Geoff received the Geospatial Ambassador Award at Geospatial World Forum 2014 in Geneva, Switzerland. He has actively supported open standards and is a director of the Open Geospatial Consortium.