Thierry Badard

Dr. Thierry Badard is co-founder and CTO of Spatialytics, a GeoBI company involved in the Business Intelligence and Geospatial industries, founded in 2009. Please browse through this Website to learn more about Spatialytics.

Dr. Thierry Badard is also professor in geoinformatics at the Department of geomatics sciences of Laval University in Quebec City (Canada). He heads the GeoSOA Research Team and is a full time researcher and a member of the steering committee of the Centre for Research in Geomatics (CRG). He is also a regular researcher of the GEOIDE Network of Centres of Excellence in geomatics.

He has more than 15 years of experience and he has been involved and has led national and international R & D projects of importance. His research interest deals with geospatial (Web) Services Oriented Architectures (SOA), location-based and context-aware web services, geospatial Business Intelligence and geo-analytical tools and the design of intelligent mobile applications for better decision support. He acts as a chair, editor and reviewer for several international journals and scientific conferences and has already an important record of scientific contributions. Dr. Thierry Badard is also actively involved in the geospatial free and open source community. He is administrator and project coordinator of the GeoKettle, GeoMondrian and GeOxygene, open source projects. He is an OSGeo charter member and acts as a member of the OSGeo conference committee and a reviewer for the OSGeo Journal. He is in charge of the free software commission in the OSGeo Francophone local chapter and he is a founding co-chairs the OSGeo Quebec local chapter. He is also a founding co-chair of the ICA (International Cartographic Association) working group on open source geospatial technologies.

Co-founder and CTO