- B.S. in Computer Science, Freed-Hardeman University, Henderson, TN
DIRECTOR OF SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT
Mr. Wacaster is an accomplished senior software engineer with experience working with teams to deliver quality software. He is an expert in designing, developing, and maintaining GIS software solutions built utilizing the full range of Esri’s technology stack. Tom maintains excellent problem-solving, software design, and coding skills. He is effective at written and verbal communication and is an innovative thinker, with experience finding unique solutions to interesting problems. He has extensive experience designing, testing, and delivering quality software.
Recently, Tom has been providing key development support to a modernization effort for FEMA’s Hazus software that estimates potential losses from natural hazards. He is also a key contributor to the freight railroad industry’s efforts to improve visibility into security issues and emergency response capabilities.