Donald Cooke from Tele Atlas receives ESRI Lifetime Achievement Award

Donald Cooke from Tele Atlas receives ESRI Lifetime Achievement Award

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San Diego, USA, 19 June 2007: Donald Cooke, Tele Atlas’ Chief Scientist and founder of Geographic Data Technology, Inc. (GDT), has been awarded the ESRI Lifetime Achievement Award. The award was bestowed by ESRI president Jack Dangermond at the ESRI International User Conference.

“It is with great pleasure that we recognize Don with this award, as he is an industry leader and pioneer who remains dedicated to exploring the future of digital mapping and continues to demonstrate a commitment to GIS education with incredible passion,” said Dangermond. “His designs created 40 years ago remain visible today, as the industry continues to leverage his achievements to geocode addresses, navigate routes, and map the world.”