Net Worth: $3.4 Billion
- Source of Wealth Mapping Software
- Birth Place United States of America
- Marital Status Married (Laura)
- Full Name Jack Dangermond
- Nationality United States
- Ethnicity Dutch
- Occupation Businessman
- Education Harvard University, University of Minnesota, Harvard Graduate School of Design, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Redlands High School
About Jack Dangermond
American environmental scientist and business executive Jack Dangermond has an estimated net worth of $3.4 billion as of April 2016 according to Forbes. Together with his wife Laura, he co-founded the privately held Geographic Information Systems software company, Environmental Systems Research Institute.
In addition to being the founder, Jack Dangermond also sits as the president of Environmental Systems Research Institute (Esri). Today, Esri is recognized as the world’s largest GIS software developer.
Of Dutch ancestry, Dangermond attended California State Polytechnic University, Pomona where he completed his undergraduate degree in landscape architecture and environmental science. Eventually, he attended the University of Minnesota where he received his Master of Architecture degree in Urban Planning. He also studied at Harvard University Graduate School of Design where he completed his master’s degree in Landscape Architecture in 1969. He is a recipient of 13 honorary doctoral degrees from different universities in the globe.
Jack Dangermond is a recipient of various awards which include Cullum Geographical Medal from the American Geographical Society, John Wesley Powell Award from the U.S. Geological Survey, Alexander Graham Bell Medal from the National Geographic Society in 2010, Anderson Medal from the Association of American Geographers and Horwood Award of the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association.