As the general manager for Asia Pacific at Esri, Brett Dixon is recognised as an authority on enterprise geospatial strategies. Brett has been working in the geospatial intelligence realm for almost two decades. He’s passionate about using GIS and geomatics to assist in national security, emergency and recovery, and disaster response. Before starting with Esri in 2012, Brett held the position of senior consultant with the Australian Defence Force, offering strategic and operational advice for various geospatial intelligence projects. Now, he advises many agencies throughout the Asia Pacific region, leveraging his GIS skills and national security knowledge to stay ahead of geospatial trends and challenges. The former Australian Army officer holds a Bachelor of Geography and a Master of Engineering Science (GIS and remote sensing) from the University of New South Wales.