Lawrie Jordan

Director of Imagery and Remote Sensing
ESRI
Lawrie Jordan is Director of Imagery and Remote Sensing for Esri, as well as Special Assistant to Esri founder and President, Jack Dangermond. Mr. Jordan has over 40 years of experience as a leader in the field of image processing and remote sensing. He was co-founder and President of ERDAS, Inc. for more than 20 years, and he has been an advisor to numerous government organizations on current and future trends involving all forms of imagery and earth observation technologies. His background education is in Landscape Architecture, with degrees from The University of Georgia and Harvard University. Lawrie is a member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts, and he was recently presented with the Geospatial World Leadership Lifetime Achievement Award for his decades of contribution in the field of Image Processing and Earth Observation.