California, USA, 01 May 2007: ESRI announced that Robert Brook has joined ESRI as pipeline industry solutions manager. Brook comes to ESRI from New Century Software in Fort Collins, Colorado, where he was the manager of Marketing and Business Development.
To meet the diverse needs for geographic technology in this industry, ESRI is expanding its utility team to include a pipeline professional. “Robert Brook brings considerable pipeline expertise to this expanding market for ESRI,” says Bill Meehan, ESRI director of utilities. “His depth of understanding of how GIS can provide real value to pipeline operators was key to bringing Rob on board.”
Brook has more than 15 years of experience in GIS industry. He has worked for many sides of the GIS and pipeline industries such as oil and gas exploration, pipeline construction and management, account management, and the development and implementation of ESRI industry solutions. He is currently reviving ESRI’s Pipeline Industry Group, serves on the ArcGIS Pipeline Data Model steering committee, and is a member of the GeoGathering Conference steering committee as well as a representative on the Geospatial Information and Technology Association’s (GITA) pipeline Industry Trends Advisory Group (ITAG).