Paul Amos is the Managing Director of the Wharton GIS Research Laboratory at the University of Pennsylvania. He has over eight years experience with desktop geographic information systems software and is an ESRI certified ArcGIS instructor. Since coming to The Wharton School seven years ago, Mr. Amos has focused on customizing GIS software for commercial real estate clients, developing internet mapping software applications and analyzing residential property values with GIS. Mr. Amos has recently started writing GIS software product reviews for Directions Magazine (www.directionsmag.com). Prior to coming to The Wharton School, Mr. Amos was a GIS Analyst at Smith-Parke & Co., Inc. in Sarasota, Florida. He has earned Masters Degrees in Technology Management from the University of Pennsylvania and in Geography from the University of Florida and a Bachelorï¿1⁄2s degree in Finance from the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown.