Team OceanWise Expands - 14/10/2016


OceanWise, UK, has appointed James Rapaport as Senior Information Systems developer. The company also welcomes Will Girard, who joining our Customer Service Team as a Business Administration apprentice and their second GEBCO sponsored intern, Azmi Rosedee from the University of New Hampshire, USA. Azmi will be updating the digital bathymetric database before returning to Malaysia as the new data manager in the Hydrographic Office of the Malaysian Navy.

OceanWise’s first apprentice, George Wright, has commenced his BSc degree course in Digital Technology Solutions at the University of Winchester. George will continue to work on technical projects at OceanWise whilst attending classes.

James joins from Teledyne CARIS, based in New Brunswick, Canada, where he has managed the development of Caris’ web server software (Spatial Fusion Enterprise). He previously worked with the OceanWise team, initially at SeaZone Solutions, then at HR Wallingford in the UK. James is respected in the geographical information community, having assisted in drafting the ISO 19100 based discovery metadata standard for the UK as well as developing the metadata management tool, Metadata Maestro, for the UK Marine Environmental Data and Information Network (MEDIN).

The appointment of James is significant as OceanWise grows its technical team working on development projects to meet the growing demand for the Port-Log Environmental Data Sharing and Publishing services and Enterprise GIS Productivity software tools.

Last updated: 21/05/2019