Mr. Rodriguez possesses the will to master “all things IT” required to fulfill the utility’s vision and mission. He has played a vital role in advancing our IT capabilities from a seemingly distant past to the current state-of-the-art GIS-based facility. [He] continues to excel and mentors his personnel to the same high standards he achieved. He brings great credit upon himself, his team, and this utility [and is] a vital asset to our continued success as the “little water district that can!”
Esri water GIS heroes inspire
Each month, the Esri water team will highlight a GIS hero from the Esri water community. 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 GIS 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 every day.
Ryan Rodriguez | Lower Valley Water District
Ryan Rodriguez is the IT manager at Lower Valley Water District (LVWD). He also manages all GIS, strategically placing Esri tools into the hands of employees. Ryan always looks to GIS to solve the district's problems. He focuses on a technology strategy that supports organizational goals, improves daily workflows, and supports sustainability. Since joining LVWD, he has put his passion for problem-solving to work. As a lifelong learner, he approaches each challenge with a goal to understand, collaborate, and explore all options before implementing a solution.
Who's the next Esri water GIS hero?
Tell us about someone you know who uses GIS to create innovative solutions and inspire others.