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Chris Akin, GISP, has been in the GIS industry for over 20 years with a focus on developing, implementing, and managing GIS lines of business, projects, and personnel. Chris has established and grown the GIS programs within several companies, while leading numerous GIS staff, from interns to recent grads to career GIS professionals.
Chris is passionate about providing GIS solutions to higher education, K-12, healthcare, municipal, and facility management markets.
Chris is a past Chairman of the Board for URISA Texas. He received a Bachelor’s Degree in Geography with a GIS emphasis from Texas A&M and a Master’s Degree in GIS for Business and Service Planning from the University of Leeds in England. Chris continues to explore and drive technological and professional growth in the professional GIS community.