Chief Executive Officer
Eddie Pickle is a 25+ year geospatial industry veteran who has worked with a wide range of commercial, government and non profit organizations worldwide. He has been very active in the world of OGC web services for the past several years, with significant side forays into geospatial data sharing. He brings a strong set of marketing, business development, management and applications skills to OpenGeo.
In recent years Eddie was one of the founders of IONIC Enterprise and served as its Chief Operating Officer until its purchase by ERDAS in 2007. He then directed content development for ERDAS, where he was very active in the launch of TITAN, a geospatial data sharing program combining visualization with social networking capabilities.
In his earlier career, Eddie was a senior executive involved with data development and data solutions at Claritas (now part of Nielsen) and IXI. A demographer by training, Eddie has accumulated a broad range of solutions expertise combining GIS software and both raster and vector data, and looks forward to applying that knowledge to benefit OpenGeo's quickly expanding set of customers and partners.