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SUNY awards honorary Doctorate to ESRI President Jack Dangermond

The State University of New York recognized ESRI President Jack Dangermond’s outstanding social and technological contributions to local and global communities with an honorary doctor of science degree presented at the 159th general commencement ceremony at the University at Buffalo (UB) on May 15.

Dangermond founded ESRI in 1969 and was an early participant in developing GIS software that helps users organize, present, and analyze spatial information. He has contributed to the world
community with his exemplary philosophy-to make progress that is collaborative and universally beneficial and that sustains human and environmental communities on both a local and global scale.