CARIS is pleased to announce a new Vice President of CARIS USA. Paul R. Cooper has joined the CARIS executive team and will be responsible for directing all aspects of the company's US operations.
Mr. Cooper has more than 30 years experience in geospatial data collection, management and leadership in the US federal government and private industry. He comes to CARIS from Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) where he served as an International Business Developer. There he developed business opportunities in Integrated Oceanographic Observations Systems and in the National Science Foundation Oceanographic Observing Initiative.
Previously, he served as Director of the Naval Oceanographic Office International Program, a program which developed bilateral relationships between the United States and other nations to conduct surveys and foster capacity building efforts in the fields of hydrography, oceanography and cartography.
"We are delighted that Mr. Cooper has joined CARIS USA," said Dr. Salem Masry, CARIS President and CEO. "With a national and international reputation in the hydrographic community, and we look forward to support and expanding our business in the US utilizing the invaluable assistance he can provide."
Established in 1979, CARIS is a leading developer of geomatics software. In addition to its Canadian headquarters, CARIS has offices in The Netherlands and the United States. There are also more than 40 resellers bringing sales and support of CARIS brand software to more than 75 countries. CARIS products and services are continually selected number one by esteemed military agencies, survey contractors, ports and harbours, municipalities, land administrators and academia among others. For more information about CARIS visit