Public Safety Solution Engineer, Esri
Jon Pedder comes from a 20-year career in technology, as an IT manager for several large corporations. Jon developed expertise in GIS as lead developer for MapSAR, a collaborative effort to build an ArcGIS based tool to support Search and Rescue efforts for lost and missing persons. He is still active in search & rescue operations after 15 years. Jon is the lead solutions engineer for corporate safety and security at Esri. He also supports the technical aspects of the disaster response and special events programs and has deployed on many disasters and special events providing technical implementations of geospatial technology. Jon is a registered emergency medical technician (EMT).