Devon Humphrey

Devon Humphrey is a longtime GIS user, instructor, and system architect of Esri technology. He has worked in state and local government at the Esri San Antonio regional office and as an Esri partner with a special focus on emergency management. Since 2007, Humphrey has worked on federal government and university research projects for wildfire modeling, FMV, and other applications of UAS. He was the geographic information officer (GIO) and architect of the GIS common operating picture for the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico response effort. As an instructor at the Texas A&M National Spill Control School for the past 21 years, he has promoted the use of GIS and emerging technologies, including UAS, for disaster response to all hazards. He can be reached at

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