Justin

Justin Holman is CEO of TerraSeer, where he leads efforts to develop cutting edge sales forecasting and inventory optimization technology for the Automotive Aftermarket. Prior to joining TerraSeer, Justin managed corporate consulting for the Strategy & Analytics division at MapInfo Corporation, leading major projects for retail clients including The Home Depot, Darden Restaurants, Bridgestone-Firestone, Sainsbury’s and New York & Company. Before that, Justin served as Vice President of Software Development at LogicTools, now part of IBM's supply chain application software group. Justin holds a B.A. from Claremont McKenna College, a Ph.D. from the University of Oregon and an Executive Management certificate from Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management.

6 Comments

  • deogawanka 5 years ago

    I too await your next blog. 25 years apart, but I share his passion for health GIS. Am currently mapping some stuff from social perspective, although data is a tough area in my country, almost non-existent or questionable.

  • Darren P 5 years ago

    There is a line in the students letter that struck a chord with me and I am glad that I am not the only one. It was “left me as a jack of all trades and master of none.”

    I often think that maybe I should have concentrated on something specific, however, I am so interested in Geography as a whole that I tend to be like the character Doug from the movie “Up”. I see the interconnectedness of everything whether it is soil, hydrology, planning, viticulture, history.

    That is a very tough question about what the final masterpiece would be, but it is also very simple. I would do vineyard site suitability. I would do that in a heartbeat. Anytime, anywhere.

    A professor of mine once said when I was faced with the prospect of getting hired for a job that I really wasn’t planning on getting.. “Take what you can get, until you can get what you want.” Although I am now 42, I have plenty of time to get what I want even if I had to take what i could get…

    • Justin 5 years ago

      Darren – thanks for the comment. I’m not convinced that being a “jack of all trades” is such a bad thing. The flip side of the coin would be a “one-trick pony” and less ability to adapt. It sounds like you’re fortunate in that you know exactly what you’d like to be doing. Now, go get it!
      Cheers, J.

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