This will also enable our industry as a whole to have a collective opinion on emerging policies such as those on privacy or geospatial data restriction. I firmly believe that by joining together and exploring collaborative efforts we can make meaningful progress.”
The 21 co-founders of the WGIC are: AAM Group, AGI India, Autodesk, Bentley Systems, Cyient, Data World, DigitalGlobe (a Maxar Technologies company), e-GEOS, Esri, FARO, Geospatial Media, GeoTech Vision, Ground Truth, Hexagon, IIC Technologies, Oracle, Riegl, Rolta Group, Trimble, Tom Tom, and Topcon.
Key positions within the WGIC are set out below.
Chairman: Jack Dangermond, Founder & President, Esri
Vice Chairman: Alain De Taeye, Member of the Management Board, TomTom
President: Amy Minnick, Senior Vice President and General Manager (Commercial and Civil Government), DigitalGlobe, a Maxar Technologies company
Secretary General & CEO: Sanjay Kumar, CEO, Geospatial Media and Communications
Treasurer: Stephen McCarthy, Chief Financial Officer, GroundTruth
Policy Development & Advocacy: Ronald Bisio, Vice President, Trimble
Partnership & Industry Engagement: Valrie Grant, Founder & Managing Director, GeoTechVision
Finance & Administration: John Renard, President – Utilities and Geospatial BU Cyient
Marketing & Communications: Theo Agelopolous, Director – Infrastructure Strategy & Marketing, Autodesk.