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Speaker: Thomas Zerweck

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Thomas studied geography in Munich and Bonn and finalized with a grade as M.Sc. in Geography. His thesis dealt with high mountain research and GIS. From 1998 to 2003 he was co-founder and managing director of ZEBRIS, Geoinformation Systems and Consulting, a SME located in Munich. The company provides services and products in GIS, Remote Sensing and Environmental Management. From 2004 to 2014 he was a freelancing GIS Expert for various companies in GIS Development, Business Analysis, GIS Architecture and Project management and also lecturer for Web Cartography at the Department of Geoinformation of the University for applied sciences in Munich.

Since 2014 he is expert for Geospatial Solutions at Munich Re, one of the biggest reinsurance companies in the world. His main responsibilities are building a Geospatial Platform within the company and for Munich Re’s Partners and clients; providing business units with Geospatial consulting; transferring geospatial data, services, solutions and know-how to the business; integrating GIS and Remote sensing information from satellites and drones into Risk and Claims management.