Jeffrey Peters currently serves as director of federal programs for ESRI, Inc., and for the past 10 years has been a member of the Esri’s advisory board of directors, playing a key role in strategic planning and corporate leadership.
In both roles, Peters is responsible for the vision and strategy for geospatial technologies and solutions serving the national Government and its international operations.
ESRI focuses on geographic information system software and has the largest GIS software install base in the world with more than one million users in more than 300,000 organizations worldwide.
Peters works closely with various department heads and agencies throughout the federal government, in addition to Esri’s programs severing non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and global partners such as NATO and the United Nations.
Peters has over 20 years of experience spanning IT, business development, strategic planning, and corporate leadership in the software industry.
Prior to joining Esri, he was the president and founder of Mountain CAD, Inc., a company creating solutions using computer design, and geographic information technology.
Peters holds degrees from the University of Montana, and advanced degree from the University of Redlands. He served in the U.S. Armed Forces, was a member of Department of Homeland Security advisory board, and is in his fifth year serving as a member of the Board of Directors of Open Geospatial Consortium.