Fokke Jacobi is a technical and versatile GIS consultant at Merkator BV and this since 2009 soon after the creation of the Company. Before joining Merkator BV Fokke worked at Atos Origin and held several GIS positions like GIS administrator and GIS developer. Fokke has been contributing to the delivery of several geospatial workflows at NV Nederlandse Gasunie (The Netherlands). The last 6 years Fokke mainly focused on the Intergraph G/Technology utility GIS suite in combination with Oracle database technology. Fokke has gained experiences in Esri technologies and several Open Source GIS software such as GeoServer, Udig, Quantum GIS, PostGIS. Fokke owns a Bachelor in Technical Computer Science (2005, Leeuwarden, the Netherlands).