At Between The Poles Geoff is responsible for tracking the digitization of vertical and horizontal infrastructure in the energy and construction sectors. From 2014 to 2016 Geoff was Editor for Energy and Building with Geospatial Media. Prior to that Geoff was responsible for thought leadership, evangelization, and industry messaging for the utility industry program at Autodesk. Geoff Zeiss has more than 20 years experience in the IT industry working with utilities, communications, and public works in enterprise IT around the world. In his early career, he was responsible for some of the largest successful implementations of location-aware enterprise design and records management software in the utility and telecommunications sectors. In 2004, he received a global technology award from Oracle Corporation for technical innovation and leadership in the use of Oracle. In recognition of his efforts to increase the awareness of geospatial data and technologies in utilities and construction, Geoff received the Geospatial Ambassador Award at Geospatial World Forum 2014 in Geneva, Switzerland. He has actively supported open standards and is a director of the Open Geospatial Consortium.