APEX Awards to feature GIS pioneer Jack Dangermond in September

By: InnovatioNews Thursday July 25, 2013 0 comments Tags: Apex Awards, Denver, Erik Mitisek, Esri, Jack Dangermond

DENVER - Geospatial technology innovator Jack Dangermond will deliver the keynote address at this year's APEX Awards on Sept. 11 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Denver.

Dangermond is president and founder of Esri, the world's largest GIS software company with annual revenues of $912 million.

Dangermond founded Esri in 1969, and under his leadership it has become the GIS market leader with 350,000 organizations using its tools across the globe.

That includes all of the U.S.'s largest cities, most national governments, more than two-thirds of Fortune 500 companies and more than 7,000 colleges and universities.

"Jack has always been ahead of the pack in the geospatial technology space," said Erik Mitisek, president of the Colorado Technology Association, hosts of the APEX Awards now in their 13th year.

"There are few people who have led the tech industry in the same capacity as he has."

For more information on the awards event, visit www.apexcolorado.com.

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