Geography 2050

Mr. Bill Meehan

Environmental Systems Research Institute (Esri)

Bill Meehan, P.E. is the world’s leading authority on the application of geospatial technology to the electric utility business. Author of four books: GIS for Enhanced Electric Utility Performance, Modeling Electric Distribution with GIS, Empowering Electric and Gas Utilities with GIS and Power System Analysis by Digital Computer, he is a sought-after speaker and thought leader. His blogs have been widely read. He has lectured extensively and taught courses at Northeastern University and the University of Massachusetts. Bill holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Northeastern University and an M.S. in Electric Power Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Prior to joining Esri, Bill was the vice president of electric operations for a major electric and gas utility. Bill is a registered engineer in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. He currently leads the global infrastructure marketing practice at Esri, the world’s largest geographic information system (GIS) software company.