Our people are exceptional: Tierra Plan’s geo-scientists uniquely bridge the gaps between traditional system developers, IT, Geographers, and GIS analysts. We mobilized a select group of highly skilled experts in advanced web software development, GIS development, earth science, spatial analysis, system architecture, database development, and interface design. We pride ourselves on being friendly, helpful and easy to work with.
Kevin Knapp is the President and founder of Tierra Plan. He has over twenty years of experience in database development, GIS, spatial analysis, and creating solutions for the federal government, energy, engineering, economic development and real-estate sectors. He has a Bachelors degree is in Geology, and a Masters degree in Applied Geography and GIS from the University of Colorado. His unusual combination of experiences in software, databases, GIS, earth science, and passion for doing things differently was the spark for founding Tierra Plan.
Geospatial Software Architect
Bryan Baker, PhD has over twenty years experience in GIS. After earning a PhD in Geography from the University of Minnesota, he taught GIS and geography as a University professor. He then spent nearly ten years at ESRI, Inc. as a specialist in Internet-based GIS. Four the last six years Bryan has worked directly with our clients, leading our most technical and innovative GIS solutions.
Interface Design & Development
Sarah Mattern is the creative lead – a graphic designer and interface developer with a range of artistic and technical expertise. Sarah received her Master’s degree in Multimedia, where she focused her studies on map-based websites. She has been creating innovative and user-friendly interfaces for our clients since we got started.