Geonexus

EVENT

DistribuTECH Conference 2022

GeoNexus
Company

Our People

At Geonexus, teamwork is at the heart of everything we do. We believe that fostering a collaborative and supportive environment encourages creativity, innovation, and collaboration.

When you work with us, you work with an entire team committed to providing the best integration software that the industry has to offer.

Work with Us

Geonexus is a fast-paced, diverse, and fun place to work. We welcome the best and brightest within the GIS and enterprise system industries to join our highly collaborative team.

Join our team

Skip Heise

Founder & CEO
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Lauren Pecoraro

Chief Financial Officer
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Jeremy Wolfe

Chief Technology Officer
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Umesh Menon

Vice President of Delivery and Support Services​
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Josh Swenson

Vice President of Revenue Operations
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Amelia Baird

Software Implementation Specialist

Brooke Billmaier

Software Developer

Julianna Brown

Technical Support Specialist
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Shaylene Caffey

Senior Project Manager

Katelyn Cassagne

Software Implementation Specialist

Andrew Edmonds

Software Implementation Specialist
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Scott Fierro

Solutions Consultant
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Xiaoqing Ge

Senior Software Developer
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Jennifer Heise

Corporate Office Manager
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Jose Henriquez

Senior Software Developer
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Mukta Joshi

Customer Success Manager
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Mat Krogulecki

Software Integration Lead
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Jimmy Lam

Software Developer
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Timothy Lui

Senior Product Manager

Katie Majewski

Marketing Coordinator

Akshata Nayak

Senior Software Developer
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Monalisha Panigrahy

Software Quality Assurance Analyst
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Shilpa Guduru

Software Quality Assurance Analyst
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James Render

Lead Sales Engineer
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Conner Rensel

Software Maintenance Developer
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Jeff Schick

Software Integration Lead

Carl Scozzari

Software Developer
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Lindsay Sutherland-Gvakharia

Customer Success Manager
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Keerthana Venugopalasamy

Software Quality Analyst
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Kai Williams

Software Developer

Skip Heise

Founder & CEO

Skip founded Geonexus in 2009 after over 25 years of experience in the GIS, Utilities, and Asset Management Industries. Before starting Geonexus, Skip served in leadership roles with Esri and a large system integration firm. He is an expert in planning, designing, and implementing enterprise GIS and specializes in integrating Esri ArcGIS with Enterprise Asset Management systems including IBM Maximo, Oracle WAM, and ABB Enterprise Software; customer information systems; and mobile technology. When Skip isn’t at work, he can usually be found spending time with his family or volunteering for his children’s field hockey, lacrosse, and swim teams.

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Lauren Pecoraro

Chief Financial Officer

Lauren provides Geonexus with advisory services in business operations and finance from Michigan CFO Associates. As a member of the Geonexus executive leadership team and advisor to the CEO, Lauren creates and executes our company’s financial strategy and develops process improvement plans to strengthen our balance sheet and enhance cashflow. Lauren started her career in the public accounting sector, servicing publicly traded and privately held businesses. She has over 13 years of experience working as a Controller and CFO in various business sectors, including manufacturing and distribution, financial services, and non-profits. Lauren has a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Oakland University and a Master’s Degree in Business Management from Walsh College. She is also a Certified Fraud Examiner. Outside the office, Lauren enjoys spending time with her husband, Jim, and kids, Alan and Jacqueline. Pilates, yoga, home redesign, and gourmet cooking are her personal hobbies.

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Jeremy Wolfe

Chief Technology Officer

Jeremy has over 20 years of experience in application development and software engineering projects. He is involved in all phases of the software development lifecycle, from requirements gathering to end-user training. In addition to software development, he is also responsible for overseeing development strategies for the Geonexus Integration Platform. Before joining Geonexus, Jeremy worked at EMA where he developed an application to link, load, and synchronize data between IBM Maximo and Esri ArcGIS. When he isn’t developing software or fixing bugs, Jeremy enjoys spending time coaching his 3 daughters’ various sports teams.

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Umesh Menon

Vice President of Delivery and Support Services​

Umesh is responsible for providing oversight for the customer success organization at Geonexus, which includes software implementations, technical support, and consulting services. Umesh has over 15 years of experience in business analysis, project/program management, and client management with various IT services and consulting organizations. He has successfully led and delivered highly visible initiatives using cross-functional teams and is passionate about planning, creating efficiencies, and solving complex problems. Umesh has a Bachelors in Economics from the University of Michigan. When he isn’t working, he enjoys spending time with his family, cooking, exercising, and cheering for the Wolverines.

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Josh Swenson

Vice President of Revenue Operations

Josh brings over 15 years of marketing and sales leadership experience in the Software industry to Geonexus. Before joining Geonexus, Swenson led and managed revenue creation efforts at several early and mid-stage technology startups including Amplifinity, Foresee, and Commerce Guys. Josh is a graduate of Augusta University and holds an MBA from the University of Utah.

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Amelia Baird

Software Implementation Specialist

Amelia is responsible for managing technical support, plays a key role in executing implementation projects, and assists with software QA and testing. Her favorite thing about working for Geonexus is working directly with customers to solve problems. Although she has a background in GIS, the data integration field provides a unique opportunity for growth and challenge for her. Amelia holds a Master of Science in Geographic Information Science from Central Michigan University. Outside of work, Amelia enjoys outdoor adventuring and traveling, teaching her cat to do tricks, and utilizing creative outlets including multimedia art, upcycling used goods, cooking, and gardening.

Brooke Billmaier

Software Developer

Brooke is responsible for coordinating and completing all software release and testing processes, maintaining documentation, and working on the development of the Geonexus Integration Platform. She is a graduate of Central Michigan University with a bachelor’s in Marketing and Logistics Management as well as a certificate in Web Development. In her free time, Brooke enjoys traveling, playing guitar, and spending time outside with her pup, Nugget.

Julianna Brown

Technical Support Specialist

Julianna is responsible for managing customer support communications and documentation. She is a graduate of Central Michigan University with a bachelor’s in environmental studies and Geography with a concentration in GIS. When she isn’t working, Julianna enjoys going for runs and playing with her dog. She also enjoys cooking and trying new recipes.

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Shaylene Caffey

Senior Project Manager

Shaylene has worked in the geospatial and software space since 2004, with a focus on project and program management. Shaylene’s expertise in asset management and geospatial technology stems from a career in variety of utility organizations including oil & gas, energy, and water. Shaylene began in GIS as a cartographer in the US Army before completing both a Bachelor’s and Master’s in IT-GIS. Outside of work, Shaylene enjoys spending time with her family, focusing on fitness and nutrition, and is always looking for a new adventure. 

Katelyn Cassagne

Software Implementation Specialist

Katelyn is responsible for assisting with project execution through configuration and implementation of software. Prior to working at Geonexus, Katelyn worked for the Suffolk County Water Authority in New York where she gained experience in GIS and the water utility industry. Katelyn holds a Masters of Science degree in Geography and a GIS certificate from The George Washington University. When she is not at work, she enjoys playing soccer, crafting, and spending time with her husband and pup, Duke.

Andrew Edmonds

Software Implementation Specialist

Andrew is responsible for supporting software implementation projects, assisting with customer help desk tickets, and creating product documentation . Andrew’s background is in Utilities and Engineering applications of GIS and he holds a degree in Geography from the University of Texas at Austin. Outside of work Andrew enjoys camping, traveling, caring for his dog, and broadening his understanding of data management.

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Scott Fierro

Solutions Consultant
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Xiaoqing Ge

Senior Software Developer

Xiaoqing has over 10 years of experience developing rich internet and mobile-based applications using Java, Javascript, HTML-5, and CSS. She is proficient in Esri ArcGIS Server, ArcGIS Desktop, and SDE. She has a proven track record developing applications using the Esri ArcGIS Server Web API’s. At Geonexus, she is the lead developer for GeoWorx® Office and GeoWorx Sketch products. She also works on the Geonexus Integration Platform. Xiaoqing has also developed numerous widgets to extend Maximo Spatial for Geonexus customers. Xiaoqing holds a Master of Science in Geographic Information Systems from Eastern Michigan University. Outside of Geonexus, Xiaoqing enjoys her creative side. She studied oil painting for 10 years and likes learning animations and visualizations. She can spend an entire week working on a single character design.

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Jennifer Heise

Corporate Office Manager

Jennifer is responsible for overseeing the company’s back-office operations including human resources, accounting, and payroll functions. She holds a Bachelor of Science in History from the University of Wisconsin. Before working for Geonexus, Jennifer worked as a Project Manager for an environmental consulting firm. When Jennifer is not at work, she is caring for her three children and volunteering with their sports and school-related activities.

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Jose Henriquez

Senior Software Developer

Bio coming soon!

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Mukta Joshi

Customer Success Manager

Mukta is responsible for partnering with customers to enable their success, increase adoption of Geonexus software, and create lifelong customer relationships. Mukta holds a Master’s degree in Network Security and brings with her professional experience in warranty, data governance and business analysis. Outside of work, Mukta is a certified personal trainer, a classical dancer and enjoys hiking with her husband and two kids!

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Mat Krogulecki

Software Integration Lead

Mat is responsible for implementing the Geonexus Integration Platform, working directly with our clients to ensure the software is configured and supported. Mat has worked in the GIS industry for the last 15 years, providing consulting services to public and private utilities and other government agencies. He is a graduate of Michigan State University with a Bachelor of Science in Geography, Remote Sensing. For fun Mat plays bass guitar, dabbles in foreign exchange trading, is an avid reader, and keeps a collection of ancient Greek pottery.

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Jimmy Lam

Software Developer

Jimmy has over four years of experience working in Java, and Android, C++, and C#, developing both desktop and mobile applications. He graduated from the University of Central Florida with a Bachelor’s of Science in Computer Science.  In his time off, he loves to spend time with family, and enjoys delving into his art projects, doing sketches, and making digital, watercolor, and acrylic paintings.

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Timothy Lui

Senior Product Manager
Tim has over 13 years of experience in the iPaaS and integration spaces. He has worked in various roles and is very familiar with the entire end-to-end product life cycle from ideation all the way to customer delight. He has also managed various aspects of product UI, connectivity, and core platform services. When Tim isn’t at work he is spending time with his family. He also enjoys snowboarding, sci-fi, and mixing live audio.

Katie Majewski

Marketing Coordinator

Katie is responsible for assisting in the coordination and execution of integrated marketing campaigns at Geonexus. She graduated with her Bachelor’s Degree in Communications with a concentration in New Media. She loves coffee, hiking, and traveling to new places in her free time.

Akshata Nayak

Senior Software Developer

Akshata has over five years of experience developing desktop and mobile-based applications using Java, C#, JavaScript, HTML5, CSS, and Android. She holds a Master of Technology in Computer Science from Nitte University (India) and a Master of Science in Computer and Information Science from the University of Michigan-Dearborn. At Geonexus, she spends most of her time working on the Geonexus Integration Platform. When Akshata is not in the office, she enjoys being creative. She loves to spend time canvas painting, cooking, traveling, and being outdoors.

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Monalisha Panigrahy

Software Quality Assurance Analyst

Monalisha has over 8 years of experience in IT with a strong background in Software Quality Assurance methodologies including Planning, designing, and deploying testing strategies for large-scale web and desktop applications, ETL, and CRM Systems. She has strong SQL skills and experience in testing backend application with databases like MS SQL Server and Oracle. At Geonexus, Monalisha’s responsibilities include planning, developing, documenting, and executing SQA scripts throughout all test phases and maintain the Agile SQA processes for the Geonexus Integration Platform. She has a Bachelor of Technology in Computer Science and Engineering and is also ISTQB Certified (Indian Testing Board). In her leisure time, she spends time with family and friends. Her hobbies include traveling, cooking, and listening to music.

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Shilpa Guduru

Software Quality Assurance Analyst

Shilpa  is responsible for performing Software Quality Assurance activities on the Geonexus  Integration Platform to ensure all development efforts meet Geonexus high standard at every release. Shilpa holds a  Master’s  degree in Life Sciences.  In her  free  time, she enjoys reading books, traveling, trying new foods and practicing  a healthy lifestyle.  

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James Render

Lead Sales Engineer

As Lead Sales Engineer, James is responsible for providing technical expertise on the sales team and leading potential customers through the technical sales process. This includes acting as a solution’s architect for Geonexus products and integration initiatives for prospective customers. James has worked in the GIS industry for the last 10 years, providing consulting services to civil engineering firms, public and private utilities, and the commercial real estate industry. He is a graduate of the University of Illinois, Chicago with a B.A. in Anthropology and has a certificate in GIS from the University Of North Dakota. He also has an FAA Remote Pilot License and a certificate in Python. Outside of work, James enjoys traveling, ice hockey, cycling, skiing, and creating music.

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Conner Rensel

Software Maintenance Developer

Connor is a  focused Software Maintenance Developer on the maintenance of existing released software products as well as providing level 2 and 3 support to existing customers and the delivery team (customer support and implementers). Connor is a graduate of Eastern Michigan University with a Bachelor’s in Computer Science. In  his  free  time, Conner  likes  to read, go hiking, and  create  video games. 

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Jeff Schick

Software Integration Lead

Jeff is responsible for implementing the Geonexus Integration Platform, working directly with our clients to ensure the software is configured and supported. Jeff has worked in the GIS industry for over 20 years, helping implement enterprise GIS solutions for utilities. He has a bachelor’s degree and an MBA from Colorado State University. Jeff enjoys cycling, basketball, and golf in his spare time.

Carl Scozzari

Software Developer

Carl brings to Geonexus a broad range of Full Stack development experience working with technologies such as Java, Python, Node JS, and JavaScript. At GeonexusCarl is focused primarily on the maintenance and evolution of the core the Geonexus Integration Platform. Carl is a graduate of Macomb Community College and holds a Java certificate from Grand Circus. In his free time, Carl enjoys hiking with his corgi Ruth, traveling to different major league baseball stadiums and competitively swimming. 

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Lindsay Sutherland-Gvakharia

Customer Success Manager

Lindsay is responsible for partnering with customers to ensure that they receive the value they expect from Geonexus and Geonexus solutions. She is a graduate of the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science and also holds a certificate in GIS from Western Michigan University. When she isn’t working, Lindsay can be found spending time with her husband, playing tennis, trying new recipes, traveling, and enjoying the great outdoors.

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Keerthana Venugopalasamy

Software Quality Analyst

Keerthana holds a bachelor’s degree in Information Technology and is an ISTQB certified Quality Analyst with over 4 years of experience. She has worked on end-to-end system testing on web, mobile and product-based applications with a focus on Java, SQL, and Selenium WebDriver for test automation. At Geonexus, Keerthana creates and executes quality assurance processes to ensure high quality products are delivered. When she’s not working, Keerthana loves to paint, doing craft projects, and spending time with her family

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Kai Williams

Software Developer

Kai is a recent graduate of the University of Michigan where he studied electrical engineering and computer science. He has experience working with software development technologies like C++, Python, and Java. At Geonexus Kai’s work mostly concerns automating the testing process of the Geonexus Integration Platform. When Kai is not working, he enjoys trying new foods, surfing (when he can), or diving into a new fictional book. He loves to spend time with his family and friends and will take part in any competitive activity, particularly card games.

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