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Mithu Datta

New Providence, NJ, USA


• Product Professional with 9 years of Product Management, Business Analysis and Product Development.
• Managing Location Intelligence integrations of 3rd party vendors with leading BI software.
• Strong background of full product lifecycle from conception to strategy to roadmap to launch to customer adoption.


Life Cycle: Database Design and ER modeling
Development Tools: Visual Studio, Visio, TOAD
Languages: Visual Basic 6.0, VBA, PL/SQL, HTML, ASP, Python, Flex, Javascript
Databases: SQL Server, Oracle, MS Access
Statistical Analysis: SPSS, BMDP
GIS Packages: ArcGIS Desktop 10.5, ArcGIS Server, ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS Portal, QGIS, MapInfo
APIs: Esri ArcGIS Javascript API, Google Mapping API
BI Software: WebFOCUS, Tableau


M.A., Geography, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio
M.A., Geography, The University of Burdwan, Burdwan, India
B.A., Honors Geography, The University of Burdwan, Burdwan, India
B.Ed., Education, The University of Calcutta, Calcutta, India



Senior Product Manager – Location Intelligence
Product Manager - Location Intelligence
Product Implementation Manager at Information Builders
GIS QA Analyst
• Market Research and Development
• Database Architecture and Implementation
• Strategic Decision in Product Development
• Develop and build robust architecture to build Location Intelligence tools for visualizations and analysis
• Software Specifications, user interactions and workflow designs for both web-based and desktop software
• Work in an agile environment within JIRA system, attending daily scrums and bi-weekly retrospectives
• Presents at user conferences, customers and prospects.
• Adapts to changing market needs in an agile environment.
• Engage in software development through different stages of Software Development Life Cycle.
• Managed Quality Assurance for Location Intelligence a software product.
• Mentored colleagues.

GIS Specialist
• Provided technical leadership for GIS projects from inception to completion.
• Developed complex and challenging database models to encompass both time and space.
• Created and managed personal and enterprise geodatabases.
• Worked in an interdisciplinary environment with a strong research orientation.
• Developed interactive web and desktop applications.
• Mentored students and junior staff.
• Act as a conduit of technical know-how by presenting both internally and externally

Assigned to LIVINGSTON COUNTY, Howell, Michigan 2007-2007
GIS Applications Developer
• Developed GeoProcessing Scripts to automate tasks using Python
• Developed ArcIMS internet application using Javascript, HTML, ArcXML
• Administered and maintain ArcSDE for SQL Server
• Maintained application developed in VB.Net

QQUEST CORPORATION, Dearborn, Michigan 2005 - 2005
Consultant for Ford Automobiles
• Designed a relational database to tracks warranty claims.
• Built forms, reports, queries in MS Access 2002.
• Programmatically exported and imported data from and to an Excel spreadsheet.
• Provided an automatic data archival solution.
• Created an ODBC link to Oracle database to download real time data.
• Used shell commands in programming to accomplish simple tasks like copying files.
• Developed database security measures.


Applications Developer
• Developed Archive Application System, City of SouthHaven with MapObjectsLT.
• Created Internet Construction Tracking Application using Active Server Pages, VBScript and HTML.
• Developed User Interface for City of Taylor to track sanitary and water utilities using Visual Basic.
• Installed, configured and developed Vanburen Township intranet ArcIMS.
• Modeled database for City of Birmingham sewer utilities.
• Developed user interfaces using ArcObjects and VBA to track and create asbuilts extents for City of South Haven, create burial spaces for Mt. Elliott Cemetery Association.
• Provide technical lead in various projects.
• Administered and maintained ArcSDE in SQL Server 2000.


GIS Analyst/Programmer
• Installed ArcIMS. Configured with Apache Web Server and Tomcat Servlet Engine.
• Developed Internet Application using ArcIMS, HTML, ArcXML and customizing javascripts.
• Installed Oracle. Tuned database for performance.
• Spatial analysis and modeling.
• Created applications for user entry.
• Automated cleanup of Access Database using VB.
• Automated processes of data conversion.
• Installed Arc/SDE and administered database.
• Provided Technical support.
• Develop automated processes using VBA and ArcObjects.
CITY OF AUSTIN 1997 –2000
• Completed database normalization to remove anomalies for improved database management.
• Analyzed, developed, maintained and enhanced GIS software applications.
• Created multi-user application for subdivision and zoning datasets for city.
• Fine-tuned and debugged GIS addressing interface to interact with Computer Information Systems’ billing database in Oracle.
• Designed and developed models for data flow and modularized programs to achieve technical goals.
• Served as leader of addressing project to enhance the database by developing, managing, analyzing and refining data and programming tools for data entry and automation.
• Defined user requirements for geodataset; designed system; and successfully tested and delivered system.
• Acted as GIS database administrator, modifying and maintaining existing programs to automate database updates and identify corrupt data to prevent system failures.
• Created data dictionary (metadata), using HTML to describe data.
• Served on team charged with developing city’s Internet Map Server, using Visual Basic and Map Objects to accommodate queries.
• Automated process of converting data between Arc/Info and ArcView.
• Developed programs to automate data conversion from geodataset to shape files; index shape files for faster queries and addressing; and develop batch files to copy from Unix server to NT server.
• Provided ad hoc programming services as needed, such as modifying city’s outdated pavement management system’s database, implementing tools to automate process of parcel input, and converting city’s subdivision annotation layer into polygon attributes.

GIS Technician
• Developed data entry procedures to establish format for entering oil field lease information in digital format.
• Thoroughly analyzed incoming data during daily conversions from CAD to GIS database to maintain quality control.
• Provided programming and GIS technical support and developed GIS database, including polygon attributes to allow users to click on land plots and gather necessary information.
• Developed GIS database by converting attributes into RDBMS tables.
• Maintained and analyzed lease data and generated reports.

Attended Annual Association for Geographers, 2009
Attended 2008 Hawaii, Nevada, California ESRI Regional User’s Group Conference
Attended ESRI Users Group Conferences
Attended and Presented at Esri Developer Summits

Developing a Spatio-Temporal GIS for Historic Rio – Mithu Datta, Erik Steiner, Frank Zephyr, 2008 Hawaii, Nevada, California ESRI Regional User’s Group Conference
Constructing a Historical GIS for 19th Century Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – Mithu Datta, Whitney Berry, AAG 2009
Understanding and Working with Geodatabases – Mithu Datta, Stanford GIS Seminars and Workshops, 2009

Mithu Datta

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