Chief Executive Officer
Eddie Pickle brings a wealth of executive leadership and geospatial industry expertise to his role as CEO of Boundless. Eddie has worked in the geospatial industry for more than 30 years, and has been a senior executive at both well-known software (IONIC) and data (Claritas, IXI) leaders. He has worked with commercial, government, and non-profit organizations worldwide, and serves on the Steering Committee of the LocationTech industry working group.
Previous to his service at Boundless, Eddie was one of the founders of IONIC Enterprise and served as its Chief Operating Officer until its purchase by ERDAS in 2007. Prior to that, Eddie was a senior executive leading sales, data development and data solutions at Claritas (now part of Nielsen) and IXI Corporation (now part of Equifax). Eddie holds a Masters degree in Geography from UCLA with a specialization in demography, and a BA in Geography from the University of Tennessee.
Chief Technology Officer
Juan serves as Chief Technology Officer at Boundless, managing the engineering team and leading product development for the company. He’s has been developing geospatial applications for over a decade in the energy, environmental, defense, telecommunications and retail industries, among others. He also has experience training GIS professionals in applying geospatial techniques to solve several environmental issues.
As a software architect, analyst and developer, Juan has been involved in large enterprise efforts that required integration of geospatial capabilities with other IT systems. Juan became interested in open source early on in his career, and has implemented OpenGeo Suite in several high volume projects.
Senior Vice President, Director of Sales
Ken brings his extensive experience in the fields of geospatial software and information technology to Boundless. Perviously Ken and three partners founded IONIC Enterprise, a geospatial web-services pioneer focusing on the early implementation of OGC standards. Ken ran sales at IONIC until 2007, when the company was purchased by Leica Geosystems, now Erdas. Subsequently, Ken was responsible for overseeing civilian sales of geospatial enterprise and desktop software and services in the United States, Canada and Latin America for Erdas. Prior to Ionic Ken ran sales for Renaissance Worldwide a global Information Technology company.
Ken is an active community member and currently sits on the Board of the Squaw Valley Mutual Water Company and the Board of the Sacramento Chapter of EO, the global Entrepreneurs Organization.
Geospatial Solutions Engineer
Andreas works on the development and architecture of Boundless SDK, OpenLayers 3. Previously he’s worked on the development of OpenLayers 2, GeoExt, and GeoExplorer. Andreas is an accomplished open source developer; he is an active steering committee member for both OpenLayers and GeoExt . He has been working in geospatial for almost 20 years, and is a frequent teacher and speaker.
Bart van den Eijnden
Front End Software Engineer
Bart works on OpenLayers 2, OpenLayers 3 and GeoExt, and has a strong interest in the standards of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC). He is also a member of the OSGeo.org Board of Directors and is part of the Project Steering Committee (PSC) of GeoExt.
Customer Development Sales Representative
Director, Defense and Intelligence Programs
Brian is responsible for advising and consulting on all aspects of Boundless technology within the Department of Defense (DoD) and Intelligence Community (IC). He has over 15 years of experience supporting a number of large projects, programs, and applications using geospatial technology within the DoD and IC.
David coordinates Boundless’ marketing and outreach activities, and develops the outreach content and communication. David attended Binghamton University where he received an MBA. He’s currently pursuing a Masters in City and Regional Planning at Rutgers University, studying Transportation Planning and Policy.
David has committed to every component of OpenGeo Suite. He is a core committer to GeoServer and GeoTools, as well as a contributor to OpenLayers, GeoExt and PostGIS. David has been working with open-source software for nearly a decade, as both an user and a developer.
Chief Financial Officer
Glenn assists Management and the Board with all financial aspects of Boundless business. He has deep experience with emerging and high growth entities in analyzing and developing original business models, strategic plans, and optimized business processes. Glenn is a CPA as well as a CGMA, with a degree in Management from Boston College.
Gretchen develops basemaps, data packs, and product features. She creates content examples and sample data use cases using Boundless technology. As a consultant, she developed geospatial data products and analyses for federal agencies, public utilities, universities, planning groups, and environmental organizations.
Director of Professional Services
Ilya works with our clients and partners to conceptualize technical solutions to their unique challenges. For over a decade, Ilya has been delivering geospatial solutions and consulting services to commercial and government organizations across multiple domains including Defense, Public Safety, Transportation, Homeland Security and Environment.
Director, Strategy for Defense and Intelligence
Jen works with our Department of Defense clients to educate and promote open source. Most recently Jen was a leader in shaping and executing Northrop Grumman’s innovative geospatial technology investments. Jennifer is a geographer by training having received a BS in Geography from Kansas State University.
Vice President, Engineering
Justin is the engineering lead for OpenGeo Suite and helps make and implement major architecture and technology decisions at OpenGeo. Justin has led many architecture decisions for GeoServer including the transition to the Spring framework, the OGC service dispatch framework, and the Web Feature Service implementation.
Open Source Development Intern
Leandro provides additional capacity to our Support team, and contributes to the documentation and testing of our products. Leandro has 8 years of experience as a Telecommunications Engineer in Brazil, earned his Master’s in Computer Science from the University of Victoria and most recently, worked at Insatiable Genius on QA and user experience.
Michael builds systems that ensure the latest updates to all components get rolled into OpenGeo Suite. He has commit status on GeoNode, is a contributor to Fiona and created GDBFlee a tool for freeing data from Esri’s File Geodatabases. Michael previously worked in Professional Services for Safe Software and in data processing and web development for Urban Mapping.
Mike brings years of experience in understanding software users’ needs to the development process at Boundless. He has maintained the Windows installers of both GeoServer and OpenGeo Suite, and now maintains the documentation and user manuals. He also teaches workshops for clients around the world.
Paul has been working with geospatial software for over ten years, as programmer and consultant. He founded the PostGIS spatial database project in 2001, and is currently an active developer and member of the project steering committee. In 2008, Paul received the Sol Katz Award for achievement in open source geospatial software.
As a team member with Boundless, Paul leads consulting engagements, software and support of the PostGIS database; he works with our business development team to improve communication about our open source offerings; and, he speaks and teaches regularly at conferences around the world.
Professional Services Engineer
Rick develops solutions for our Professional-level clients. Rick brings years of experience in hardware integration, server side programming, and client application development. He spent several years focusing on development of systems and web services that expose geospatial data.
Scooter develops both front end and back end solutions on the collaborative data management tool, GeoGit, and contributes to Leaflet. Previously Scooter developed full-stack web applications for the Sanborn Map Company.
Scott Van Dermark
Director of Federal Civilian Programs
Scott brings to Boundless over 16 years of sales, marketing, and business development experience within the U.S. Federal information technology sector. He has extensive history working with a number of nationwide civil engineering, software development, and aerial survey companies, managing the strategic capture and operational management of several large federal geospatial services contracts with: USGS, NOAA, USACE, USDA, and various U.S. Defense and Intelligence agencies.
Technical Account Manager
Technical Account Manager
Tom works directly with clients to engineer high-performance, scalable and redundant deployments of the Boundless software stack. His past experience includes developing OGC services and architectures in the defense and intel markets. He has a BA in Natural Sciences from Harvard and a certificate in GIS from Penn State.
Tom is a software engineer with experience in scientific software development. Having worked in medical imaging, followed by a stint in nanotech working with atomic-level microscopes, he’s happy to find himself in the geospatial world. He’s primarily focused on web-based geospatial processing implementations.