Geneva: Snowflake Software has been named Geospatial Technology Company of 2013 at the Geospatial World Leadership Awards at the Geospatial World Forum in Geneva, Switzerland, in recognition of the company’s leadership and contributions towards the global development of the geospatial industry.
“As a company we are honoured to receive such recognition and thank the awards Jury for considering Snowflake.” commented Ian Painter, CEO of Snowflake Software. “We are always looking to innovate, to promote open standards and the use of geospatial data. Our recent expansion to support the Aviation sector demonstrates just how our passion for interoperability is enabling specialists around the world to exchange geospatial data in day to day operations.”
The awards jury, comprising of Prof. Fraser Taylor, Distinguished Research Professor at Carleton University; Aida Opoku Mensah, Director, ICT, Science and Technology Division at the United Nations; Matt O'Connell, President of MOC Partners; Prof. Henk Scholten, CEO of Geodan and Scientific Director of the SPINlab at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam; and David Schell, Chairman of the Open Geospatial Consortium, unanimously awarded Snowflake Software the honour.