Ahmed Abukhater


Dr. Ahmed Abukhater, GISP, is an architect, designer, and planner by trade. He is currently serving as the Global Director of Product Management at Pitney Bowes Software. In his role, he is dedicated to advancing the application of enterprise geospatial solutions and delivering global access to knowledge of GIS by promoting geospatial intelligence as the industry standard technology. Previously, he served as Esri’s Global Industry Manager for Planning and Community Development and Director of PLACES in California and a GIS Manager and instructor at the University of Texas at Austin. 
With over a decade of proven leadership in various executive management roles in the US and overseas, he is a noted thought leader and a sought-after keynote speaker in a number of areas including GIS solutions and strategic marketing in planning and community development, environmental science and sustainable development, and trans-boundary water resources management and conflict resolution.
Dr. Abukhater holds a Ph.D. in Community and Regional Planning from the University of Texas at Austin, a Master’s degree in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a Bachelor’s degree in Architectural Engineering. Throughout his career, Dr. Abukhater has authored numerous publications, served on many governing and advisory boards, and received over 20 prestigious awards for his work. He is married and a proud father of three children.
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