Konrad Wenzel

Delegate representing Esri

Short biograhpy

Konrad Wenzel serves as the Director of the Esri R&D Center in Stuttgart, Germany. In this role, he oversees research and development efforts focused on highly accurate Reality Capture and Photogrammetry software. The technology developed by his teams allows for the conversion of imagery and LiDAR data into 3D data products that can be used in GIS and Digital Twins. This technology enables automated data production on a large scale, utilizing drones, crewed aircraft, and satellites for a wide range of applications including countrywide data production for National Mapping agencies.

Konrad's educational background is in Geodesy and Geoinformatics, and he earned his PhD in Photogrammetry from the University of Stuttgart in 2016. In 2013, he co-founded nFrames, a company that was later acquired by Esri in 2020. Konrad is deeply passionate about harnessing the power of Reality Capture and GIS for Digital Twins to facilitate well-informed decision-making processes.

About Esri

Esri, the global market leader in geographic information systems (GIS), offers the most powerful mapping and spatial analytics technology available. Since 1969, Esri has helped customers use The Science of Where to unlock the full potential of data to improve operational and business results. Today, Esri software is deployed in more than 350,000 organizations including the world’s largest cities, most national governments, 75% of the Fortune 500, and more than 7,000 colleges and universities. Esri engineers the most advanced solutions for digital transformation, IoT, and location analytics to create the maps that run the world. Visit us at esri.com/news.