4 September 2012 – The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) has appointed Trevor Taylor to the position of Director, Services for the Americas.
"The OGC community is indeed fortunate to have Trevor Taylor now on our staff," said Jeff Burnett, Vice President Operations and Finance, OGC. "As a member representative, he was a tremendous contributor, and now he will be working full time to ensure that all of our members in the Americas get the most out of their membership."
Trevor Taylor has over 24 years of private sector experience in the international Earth Observation community. With a background in Geography (Carleton University, Canada), Mr. Taylor has worked with Dipix Technologies, Interra (now InterMap) Technologies and, for the last 18 years, PCI Geomatics where his last position was Director, Business Development with a focus on Central and South America.
Mr. Taylor has significant global experience in a wide variety of technical, client services, project, business and strategic planning activities. Mr. Taylor was PCI Geomatics’ business contact to OGC for the past decade, representing PCI and OGC interests at the technical, principal, principal plus and strategic levels, particularly in South America, India, China and Western Europe. In addition, Mr. Taylor was involved at the start up phase of the OGC Global Advisory Council.
About the OGC
The OGC is an international consortium of more than 460 companies, government agencies, research organizations, and universities participating in a consensus process to develop publicly available geospatial standards. OGC standards support interoperable solutions that "geo-enable" the Web, wireless and location-based services, and mainstream IT. OGC standards empower technology developers to make geospatial information and services accessible and useful with any application that needs to be geospatially enabled. Visit the OGC website at http://www.opengeospatial.org/contact.