Dr. Marco Hugentobler

Dr. Marco Hugentobler has been working with geographical information systems for the past 15 years. After the dissertation in the field of terrain modeling at the Institute of Geography, University of Zurich, he worked for several years as a software engineer in the automotive sector. Since 2003 he has been working on the QGIS project. From 2006 until 2016 he was the head of development as member of the Project Steering Committee (PSC). In 2006 he began programming the QGIS server that was created as part of two research projects at the Institute of Cartography (ETH Zurich). In 2010 he joined Sourcepole AG as a co-owner.

At Sourcepole he is responsible for the C ++ based development of GIS components (e.g. QGIS Server QGIS Enterprise, GIS-based analysis).

Open Source GIS Activities

  • QGIS Project - Project Steering Committee Member
  • QGIS Core development - Technical Advisor QGIS Project
  • QGIS Server development - Maintainer
  • Code contributions to PostGIS and UMN MapServer