Spangrud is the Director of Solutions at Esri. He works with teams to build solutions that make it easier for users to use GIS. In his 19-years at Esri, he has focused on making the power of GIS understandable and often travels to speak with customers about the role of geography and GIS. Prior to his current role, Damian led the technical product management team as the ArcGIS Product Manager. Damian has an MSC in Earth Science from Montana State University and a BS in Geography from University of Colorado.