Arthur Berrill is the CTO of the Canadian company DMTI Spatial Inc, a leading provider of Location Intelligence solutions. Arthur is a founding board member of the Location Forum that develops best practices and guidelines in the use of location data. Arthur is also a member of the CRCSI Research Investment Committee, a board responsible for advising the CRCSI board on investment decisions for the research program. And Arthur is a member of the TECTERRA Business Advisory Committee providing evaluations and guidance on the direction of TECTERRA’s funded projects.
Arthur has 33 years of experience in the architecture, design and development of enterprise spatial systems including WILDMAP (a GIS before the term existed), SYSTEM 9, SpatialWare, MapInfo products and most recently a suite of brand new products called Location Hub. He holds numerous key patents in the location intelligence and spatial systems domain.
Fascinated by the use of new technology to solve business challenges, Arthur is working on new or improved algorithms and methods borrowed from other disciplines (such as genetics), reinvented for modern architectures (such as massively parallel, share nothing) or imposed on the spatial disciplines by the evolution of technology (such as big data and spatial federation).
Prior to DMTI, Arthur was with Pitney Bowes Inc. managing the Advanced Concepts and Technology team.
He was Inventor of the Year for 2008 and won the TechAmerica 50th Anniversary Innovation Award in 2009. Arthur came to PB through the acquisition of MapInfo where he managed their Advanced Development Department.
Arthur is a graduate with Honours from the University of Queensland and did his postgraduate work at the International Institute of Aerial Survey and Earth Sciences in the Netherlands.