Introducing Daniel!August 16th, 2017
Please welcome the latest recruit to our Geo Solutions Team…
We’re delighted to welcome a new member into the Mapmechanics family – Mr Daniel Campeao. Daniel will be bringing his awesome GIS skills to bear on our expanding Geo Solutions team, headed up by Ian Abbott…
“Daniel is a passionate graduate, keen to build his GIS career here in the UK. Eager for new challenges and with a fantastic eye for making visually attractive looking maps, I look forward to helping him develop his digital mapping and Python development skills.”
Originally from Portugal, Daniel chased his love of all things geospatial to London in January 2017, following a brief detour to the University of Lisbon to complete his master’s degree in GIS. Passionate about his vocation, family and friends, he is perfect Mapmechanics material.
We sat down with the man himself to find out more…
Hey Daniel. How are you finding everything so far?
Amazing! The team is great and I am learning a lot from them.
Why did you join Mapmechanics?
I joined Mapmechanics because it is a great opportunity to evolve personally, professionally and also to put my skills to good use.
What got you into GIS?
My passion for geography and computers. GIS can bring both worlds together.
What did you want to be when you grew up?
Football player but the talent wasn’t there (laughs).
What was your first job?
Working in the vineyards.
What’s the worst job you ever had (naming no names)?
Working in the vineyards.
What gets you out of bed in the morning?
The feeling that I work in something I really like.
What’s life like outside of work?
Fun and manic.
What would be your last meal be?
My mom’s meat pie.
What’s your proudest moment in life so far?
It was the day when Ian Abbott called me and said “we want to offer you the position!”
What’s your best piece of advice?
If you don’t take risks, you can’t create a future.
What’s the best ‘little-known’ fact you know?
Human head cannot turn 360 degrees (laughs).
What was the last film you saw?
‘Cooking Up a Storm’, a Chinese movie and pretty good!
What was the last book you read?
Do comic books count? (They sure do – Editor). That would be the last release of ‘One Piece’ from Manga.
What’s your favourite song?
Jay Z – 4:44.
If you could time travel, where would you go first?
I would travel to last week and play the lottery.
Where do you see yourself in five years?
Working in GIS certainly.
Thanks for your time Daniel and welcome aboard.
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