Gerald Kinn is a senior product engineer for Esri’s imagery development team. He is based in the Washington, DC, regional office. Kinn's focus is on imagery capabilities across the ArcGIS platform primarily for the federal client base. He has more than 40 years of experience in systems engineering and design and implementation management for both GIS and remote-sensing solutions. He holds an undergraduate and graduate degree in environmental and resource engineering from SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry at Syracuse (SUNY/CESF). He has taught graduate-level remote sensing as an adjunct faculty member of Virginia Tech as well as SUNY/CESF.