Russell Meyer joined Optron in 2008 and is the currently Warehouse Manager.
He has a long involvement with GIS and related technologies starting in the late 1980’s with the then Department of Posts and Telecommunications (now Telkom).
His experience with GPS technology dates back to 1993 and he personally installed and commissioned the first 12 Trimble GPS Community Base Stations open to the public in South Africa.
He was the founder of the Telkom GIS Bureau established in 1999 and Head of the Bureau until he resigned in 2003.
Russell is a registered Professional GISc Practitioner with PLATO.