Founder and President, Esri (USA)
A landscape architect by training, Jack Dangermond founded Environmental Systems Research Institute (Esri) in 1969 with a vision that computer mapping and analysis could help us design a better future. Under Dangermond’s leadership, that vision has continued to guide Esri in creating cutting-edge GIS and Geodesign technologies used in every industry to make a difference worldwide. Dangermond fostered the growth of Esri from a small research group to an organization recognized as the world leader in GIS software development. Jack Dangermond has Honorary Doctorates from 13 Universities and number of Honorary Awards from different organizations and Associations Worldwide. Hear Esri’s founder Jack Dangermond inspire you on your journey as GIS continues to evolve and transform organizations around the world.