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Michael P. Gerlek (mpg) -- Independent consultant at Flaxen Geo Consulting (http://www.flaxen.com)
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===Michael P. Gerlek (optionally link to your resume/profile/etc)===
  
== Links ==
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[[File:mpg.png|thumb|right|100px|mpg]]
  
* website: [http://www.flaxen.com flaxen.com]
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VP of R&D, OneOcean
  
* blog: [http://flaxenblog.blogspot.com/ flaxenblog.blogspot.com]
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Location: Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA
  
* LinkedIn: [http://www.linkedin.com/in/mpgerlek www.linkedin.com/in/mpgerlek]
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Michael P. Gerlek (mpg) has been involved with OSGeo since its inception and currently serves on its board of directors. He runs the R&D team at [http://www.1ocean.com OneOcean] and has been in the geospatial industry for almost fifteen years.
  
* Twitter: [http://twitter.com/#!/mpgerlek twitter.com/#!/mpgerlek]
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;OSGeo Experience
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:* involved with OSGeo since initial Chicago meeting in February of 2006
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:* the original OSGeo T-shirts guy
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:* led the Visibility Committee (VisCom) for ~1 year
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:* occasional speaker, workshop presenter, etc
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:* co-founder of CUGOS, the user's group for open source geo software in the Cascade region (Puget Sound / Seattle)
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:* author or editor of many articles on open source
  
== Summary of OSGeo Activities ==
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;Contact:
 
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: Email: mpg AT flaxen DOT com
* involved with OSGeo since initial Chicago meeting in February of 2006
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: LinkedIn: [http://www.linkedin.com/in/mpgerlek www.linkedin.com/in/mpgerlek]
 
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: Twitter: [http://twitter.com/#!/mpgerlek twitter.com/#!/mpgerlek]
* the original OSGeo T-shirts guy
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;Profile last updated: 11 July 2012
* helped organize major presence at Where 2.0 in 2006
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* led the Visibility Committee (VisCom) for ~1 year
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* coordinated development of formal logos, branding guide, etc
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* traveled to Beijing (October, 2006) to help launch the China Chapter of OSGeo
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* occasional speaker, workshop presenter, etc
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* co-founder of CUGOS, a user's group for open source geo software in the Cascade region (Puget Sound / Seattle), and designated "venue host"
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* editor of "Open Sources", OSGeo's column in GeoConnexions magazine
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* assisted in organizing the "Open Technology Conference" (OTD/DOD), hosted a panel discussion of OSGeo members
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* set up the cafepress site
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* advocate for use of open source software within the commercial and defense sectors
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* contributor to libLAS (www.liblas.org), DotSpatial, and other projects
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== Summary of Non-OSGeo Activities ==
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* 2010: started Flaxen Geo Consulting so I could go out on my own, specializing in the intersection of GIS, Open Source, and .NET/C#
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* employed by LizardTech 1999-2010; involved in the design and development of a large portion of LizardTech's software, including MrSID and JPEG 2000 offerings; Director of Engineering
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* ex-compiler writer and high-performance / parallel computing wonk (Intel, Oregon Graduate Institute, Los Alamos National Lab)
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* member of OGC, attended a number of TC meetings; have worked on various OGC standards and activities centered around JPEG 2000 and related technologies
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* occasional member/rep to other formal or informal geo standards groups and working groups
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Revision as of 09:27, 11 July 2012

Michael P. Gerlek (optionally link to your resume/profile/etc)

mpg

VP of R&D, OneOcean

Location: Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA

Michael P. Gerlek (mpg) has been involved with OSGeo since its inception and currently serves on its board of directors. He runs the R&D team at OneOcean and has been in the geospatial industry for almost fifteen years.

OSGeo Experience

OSGeo board.png OSGeo charter.png OSGeo user.png

  • involved with OSGeo since initial Chicago meeting in February of 2006
  • the original OSGeo T-shirts guy
  • led the Visibility Committee (VisCom) for ~1 year
  • occasional speaker, workshop presenter, etc
  • co-founder of CUGOS, the user's group for open source geo software in the Cascade region (Puget Sound / Seattle)
  • author or editor of many articles on open source
Contact
Email: mpg AT flaxen DOT com
LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/mpgerlek
Twitter: twitter.com/#!/mpgerlek
Profile last updated
11 July 2012