Amerley Ampofo | MTN
Esri telecom GIS heroes inspire
These heroes are leaders within the GIS community and true GIS champions. As proven problem solvers, they have gained deep respect from colleagues. Their genuine love of this technology inspires others to imagine how GIS can help them achieve their own ambitious goals. Join us in celebrating these industry leaders who are making a difference in the telecom community every day.
Sarah Rose | City of Loveland
Sarah leverages 15 years of expertise and a solution-oriented mindset to deliver enterprise-wide capabilities and simplified workflows. She started in the field collecting data for utilities and progressed to using her skills to consult for over 100 utilities across the Unites States. She joined the City of Loveland in 2019 as a senior GIS specialist and has been pivotal in establishing their brand-new fiber communications GIS. Sarah continues to aid the utility in future technology and automation, always looking for ways to work more efficiently.
Jason Koonce | Metro Communications Company
Jason says one of his greatest career highlights is designing FTTH networks for underserviced communities throughout Illinois. He enjoys utilizing ArcGIS and Metro Communications’ geometric network as a foundation to create connectivity, write splice plans, and design and trace networks from customer premises to the panel and port in central offices. As a GIS manager, Jason helps create efficient methods for teams to share data throughout the organization via numerous web applications and map deliverables. Jason’s work with GIS plays a crucial role in the day-to-day operations by providing the details needed for critical decision-making.
Terri-Ann Grant | Jurassic Fibre Limited
With over 17 years of experience in Enterprise GIS system implementation and integration across multiple sectors, Terri-Ann’s journey started in Jamaica, where she implemented GIS solutions for agriculture, forestry, and telecommunications. Her strength lies in the optimization and strategic implementation of fixed networks, as well as improved network design and construction process via a location based, real-time, data driven approach. With a true passion for the science of location, Terri-Ann has successfully deployed GIS solutions in eight countries across the Caribbean, Asia and the Pacific, and the southwest of England in her current role as a director of network design and GIS operations, enabling fiber to over 150,000 homes in rural communities.
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