Jack Dangermond

Director Emeritus

Mr. Dangermond is the founder and president of ESRI, widely recognized as the technical and market leader in geographic information system (GIS) software, pioneering innovative solutions for working with spatial data on the desktop, across the enterprise, in the field, and on the Web. He fostered the growth of ESRI from a small research group to an organization of more than 2,900 employees, known internationally for GIS software development, training, and services. He holds six honorary doctorates from California Polytechnic University-Pomona, State University of New York at Buffalo, University of West Hungary, City University in London, University of Redlands in California, and Ferris State University in Michigan.