Jeffrey Peters served as director of global business development for Esri, playing a key role in strategic planning and corporate leadership. He was a member of Esri’s Advisory Board of Directors for 15 years. Jeffrey earned a B.S. degree in political science from the University of Montana and an MBA from the University of Redlands. He sat on the board of directors of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) and was a member of the Board of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Advisory Council. Jeffrey had 25 years’ experience spanning information technology, business development, strategic planning, and corporate leadership in the software industry. He was a skilled business professional and technologist helping to set Esri’s vision and strategy for geospatial technologies and solutions.