Alvaro Rodriguez has more than 18 years’ experience working in the field of GIS and remote sensing. He holds a BSc in forestry and a MSc in GIS from the University of London, as well as a Master in Remote Sensing and a degree in management from IESE Business School. He started his GIS career as a Technical Marketing analyst in ESRI Spain, where he stayed for three years, including a three month internship in Redlands, before moving on to management roles in other companies. For the last 12 years he has occupied different positions in the EU SatCen, where he is now responsible for the management of operations. He is Spanish, married, father of two sons and a sports enthusiast, three times Ironman finisher, ultra-trail runner and mountaineer.