In this annual issue xyHt focused on the future, we offer “40 under 40” (or “40<40”): a collection of profiles of motivated and noteworthy young professionals under 40 years of age.
It is our wish that these profiles will honor those who work tirelessly to promote geospatial fields and to provide inspiration for young people considering entering related careers. We feel that profiling young professionals might give potential entrants an idea of the tremendous influence and accomplishments their own early careers might yield.
We put out a call for nominations in mid-2015 for 40<40. This is not a competition; we were not seeking candidates with the most academic credentials or business accomplishments. Instead, we sought a broad representation of the many geospatial fields that our publication covers: those who are doing significant work, often un-heralded, in positions that contribute to the current and future state of geospatial sciences, professions, and industries. This includes those who develop, service, and support the seemingly magic solutions you employ every day: people who make your geo-world tick.
In addition to nominations, we selected candidates we met in the course of research for our editorial content. Unsurprisingly, many of these candidates were also nominated by multiple parties.
Something profound I gathered from getting to know those profiled is that they could very easily work together on a large multi-disciplinary geospatial team because they all value ego less than innovation and hard work.
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