Esri President Jack Dangermond to keynote APEX 2013 on Sept. 11

By: InnovatioNews Monday August 26, 2013 0 comments Tags: Andre Durand, APEX 2013, Arjun Gupta, Denver, Erik Mitisek, Esri, GIS, H. John Oeschsle, J.B. Holston, Jack Dangermond, Jim Franklin, Kristin Russell, Tom Munro


Jack Dangermond
DENVER - Geospatial technology innovator Jack Dangermond will give the keynote speech at APEX 2013, Colorado's largest tech conference, on Sept. 11.

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

APEX is presented by the Colorado Technology Association (CTA), which represents the technology industry - one of the fastest-growing sectors in the state.

A landscape architect by training, Dangermond founded Esri in 1969. Under his leadership, the company has become the market leader in GIS with 350,000 organizations using its tools across the globe, including all of the 200 largest U.S. 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, CTA president. "There are few people who have led the tech industry in the same capacity as he has."

APEX Awards logoThe 13th Annual APEX Awards, which will recognize the Colorado technology accomplishments of 2013, will be held at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Denver.

Speakers include Arjun Gupta, TeleSoft Partners; H. John Oechsle, Swiftpage CEO; Jim Franklin, SendGrid CEO; Tom Munro, Photobucket CEO; Andre Durand, Ping Identity CEO; J.B. Holston, chairman of NewsGator; and Kristin Russell, Colorado Secretary of Technology.

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