24 episodes

Podcast Host Jazzmen J. Wilson interviews GIS (Geographic Information Systems) professionals who work in utility, conservation, mining, cartography, programming, design, project management, film, and so much more! 
GIS is a system that creates, manages, analyzes and maps all types of data. GIS is used broadly across many types of fields as noted above and has an impact on our daily lives.  
Jazzmen started conducting personal interviews with people within the GIS community to discover what they do in their roles. She decided that it would be great to share with others who are interested in gaining knowledge about GIS or those who are already in the world of GIS to learn different point of views on how others apply this application in their careers. This GIS Chat platform gives a chance to learn insight from the professionals who apply GIS in their careers but also a personal look on who these people are as individuals by keeping the conversation informal, informative, and honest. 

GIS Chat Podcast Jazzmen Wilson

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Podcast Host Jazzmen J. Wilson interviews GIS (Geographic Information Systems) professionals who work in utility, conservation, mining, cartography, programming, design, project management, film, and so much more! 
GIS is a system that creates, manages, analyzes and maps all types of data. GIS is used broadly across many types of fields as noted above and has an impact on our daily lives.  
Jazzmen started conducting personal interviews with people within the GIS community to discover what they do in their roles. She decided that it would be great to share with others who are interested in gaining knowledge about GIS or those who are already in the world of GIS to learn different point of views on how others apply this application in their careers. This GIS Chat platform gives a chance to learn insight from the professionals who apply GIS in their careers but also a personal look on who these people are as individuals by keeping the conversation informal, informative, and honest. 

    Jonathan Robinson

    Jonathan Robinson

    GIS developer, Jonathan Robinson, loves GIS and is super excited to talk to us about how it has changed his life. Growing up on the streets as a teen, and then enlisting in the marines where he found GIS, Jonathan owes GIS to helping him find a career he is passionate about. Along, with his excitement for GIS, it is unmatched towards his patriotism for America. It is where his heart is, and he credits how GIS has helped him, the United States, and the US military.

    • 35 min
    Peter Flint

    Peter Flint

    Peter Flint, state land surveying director for Alaska, does a deep dive into how being a land surveyor in Alaska really is. He absolutely loves it, and it shows in today's episode. Topics we touch on is life as a land surveyor in Alaska and being the state representative for the NSPS, achievements in implementing Alaska's continuously operating reference network reference network, and lastly ending on Peter's previous life as an Alaska's Railroad Project Manager.

    • 35 min
    Jami Dennis

    Jami Dennis

    Jami Dennis, owner of the Geodetic Analysis LLC, a geospatial consulting company, gets really nerdy about data. Any opportunity to show her enthusiasm about data, she jumps on it! From extracting data to present in front of a boardroom to creating visualizations like story maps and infographics, Jami loves how data can visually enhance our GIS experience through creative means. Plus, getting involved in volunteer work has increased Jami's knowledge and skills in the industry.O...

    • 36 min
    Milan Janosov

    Milan Janosov

    In this episode, we feature Forbes 30under30 alumni, Milan Janosov, as he talks about his transition from biophysics to data science. Venturing into his work for the European Commission and other freelance work. Briefly touching on his own entrepreneurial spirit with authoring his own book "DATA", and starting his consulting company, Geospatial Data Consulting.Lastly, we talk about how it is like being a freelance geospatial data scientist and some obstacles/pathways that data scientists are ...

    • 37 min
    Jean Felipe

    Jean Felipe

    Chief Public Health Officer for HSR.health (Health Solutions Research), Jean Felipe, is passionate about using GIS in the public health sector. Born in Brazil, Jean studied medicine and worked with health focused geospatial analytics using A.I. to help map diseases, hospital deserts, mortality rates and so on. In this episode, we talk about Jean's experience as a primary care provider and now a chief public health officer, the history of diseases, how the public health industry is collec...

    • 42 min
    Brian Fisher

    Brian Fisher

    State Geodetic Coordinator to Arizona for the NGS, and 2019 Lifetime Membership Award for the United Surveyors of Arizona, Brian Fisher has been land surveying since the late 1980's. His expertise is plentiful, and he has a ton of knowledge on what professional land surveyors are facing today. Join us as we talk heavily on the land surveying industry, how to get involved, what challenges PLS are facing today, and how radio helped Brian and a coworker save an elderly woman's life.

    • 37 min

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