Lawrie Jordan is Director of Imagery and Remote Sensing for Esri, as well as Special Assistant to Esri founder and President, Jack Dangermond. In this capacity, Jordan serves as an advocate for the success of users through the application of all forms of remote sensing and imagery within the GIS enterprise, including environmental, civil, defense and intelligence community solutions.
Mr. Jordan has over 35 years of experience as a leader in the field of image processing and remote sensing, including a long standing strategic partnership with Esri. He has been an advisor to numerous government organizations on current and future trends involving imagery of all types and platforms. His background education is in Landscape Architecture, with degrees from The University of Georgia and Harvard University.
Lawrie is a member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts, and the 2015 recipient of the Geospatial World Leadership Lifetime Achievement Award for his decades of contribution in the field of Image Processing and Earth Observation.