James Wickson

Vice President, Sales and Professional Services, Esri Canada
James Wickson

With over 30 years experience in the information technology industry, Mr. Wickson has solid expertise in professional services, customer support, operations, marketing and sales. He has held executive management positions in several global companies including Compaq and Unisys.

He joined Esri Canada in 2008 from Intergraph Canada, where he was president from 1999 to 2002 and executive vice president of Intergraph's operations in North America and Europe from 2002 to 2008.

He shares his expertise with the GIS community through industry associations including the Municipal Information Systems Association of British Columbia and the Alberta Geomatics Group. He is also involved with a number of community and family-based charities in Calgary including the United Way and the Hull Child and Family Services organization.

Mr. Wickson has a diploma in electronic technology from the RCC Institute of Technology. He also completed executive management programs at the University of British Columbia and The American College in Pennsylvania.