Jim is a technical consultant in Professional Services on the Washington D.C. Regional Team at Esri. Jim has been in the Geospatial field 32 years as a cartographer, terrain analyst, data specialist, imagery analyst, GEOINT analyst, and geospatial engineer. He has held positions such as instructor, career developer, production manager, database manager, trade craft & training lead, and recently technical consultant. Jim has spent most of his career providing support to military conventional operations, the Intelligence Community and the Special Operations world. As a GIS change agent Jim has designed, built and led diverse geospatial teams throughout the DoD in the Army, Airforce, Joint environment, Federal civilian service and academia. Jim is currently focused on geospatial strategy implementation, developing GIS leaders and GIS workforce development.