Jill Saligoe-Simmel, Ph.D
Global Geospatial Infrastructure Strategist
Global Geospatial Infrastructure Strategist, Dr. Jill Saligoe-Simmel leads Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI) initiatives at Esri and advises on product requirements and strategies for next-generation global SDIs.
Jill brings 25 years of geospatial technology, governance, and policy-level experience and is a trusted advisor to multi-organisational collaboratives integrating their geospatial infrastructure and growing data ecosystems.
She has advised on the European Union SDI, INSPIRE, and has worked at the highest levels of the state of Indiana’s counterterrorism, homeland security and emergency management.