Speaker Profile

Glenn Cockerton

Spatial Industry Business Association, Board Member


Glenn is a recognised leader in the spatial information technology industry. He joined Spatial Vision in 2000 as CEO, and became Managing Director in 2004. Glenn is the Co-Chair of the Space and Spatial Roadmap 2030. He has over 30 years of experience, gained working both in Australia and internationally, and with the private sector and all levels of government. As a Professional Geographer and Town Planner, Glenn has specialist skills in urban economics, applied social and economic research, and urban and regional planning. He continues to pursue his interests in geo-demographics and urban planning. Glenn is strategic thinker and advocate regarding how spatial systems, data and analysis can be utilised to improve organisational decision-making and efficiency, and address some of our most pressing environmental, economic and resource issues. Glenn has been an active supporter of the spatial information industry throughout his career. Glenn is Board member of the Spatial Industries Business Association (SIBA), and server as Chair during 2015 and 2016. Glenn was Co-Chair of the leadership group that was responsible for the highly regarded 2026 Spatial Industry Transformation and Growth Agenda launched in April 2017. Glenn also serves on the board of Locate Conferences Australia Pty Ltd.


Panelist for the Grand Debate: Opportunities and Challenges in Space+ Spatial sector

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