Taking on her new role representing the MAPPS Associate Members
RIEGL USA’s Division Manager of Unmanned Laser Scanning has been appointed to serve a two-year term on the Management Association for Private Photogrammetric Surveyors (MAPPS) Board of Directors representing the Associate Members. MAPPS is the U.S. national association of firms involved in the promotion and advancement of economic opportunity, networking, education, and professionalism within the geospatial community.
This honor comes to her after being an active participant of the Associate Members and on the cusp of completion of the Emerging Leaders program. Her first-hand experience during MAPPS Capitol Hill Days gave her an inside look into the influence and voice MAPPS members have within the geospatial industry and made her a sound choice for this role.
My-Linh holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Central Florida. She has been an integral part of RIEGL USA’s success since joining in 2010. Her focus for nearly ten years has been the expansion and development of the commercial UAS LiDAR marketplace, and as the Division Manager of Unmanned Laser Scanning, she has been influential in advancements to increase visibility on business development in a variety of market verticals.
“I am pleased to announce My-Linh Truong’s appointment to the MAPPS Board of Directors. Charting new paths in the commercial UAS LiDAR marketplace, My-Linh brings a decade’s worth of innovation and strategic growth expertise to our board.” said Kelly Francis, MAPPS President. “Moreover, her passion for fostering diversity and youth engagement in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics program) provides the fresh impetus we need. We are excited to channel My-Linh’s talent, expertise, and energy into furthering our initiatives”.
My-Linh is passionate and resolute about being a voice and evoking change when necessary to keep the needle moving forward and continuing to innovate and evolve the industry. She is proud to have her scope of work recognized, along with her passion for the cultivation of the next generation of geospatial professionals.
“I am dedicated to being a strong advocate for the development of youth engagement and increasing female representation in the Geospatial Industry,” stated My-Linh Truong. “Taking on this new opportunity with MAPPS to serve on the Board of Directors brings this passion to new heights.”
My-Linh presenting at MAPPS Summer 2022 (Albuquerque, NM)
RIEGL is an international leading provider of cutting-edge technology in airborne, mobile, terrestrial, industrial, and unmanned laser scanning solutions for applications in surveying.
RIEGL has been producing LiDAR systems commercially for over 40 years and focuses on pulsed time-of-flight laser radar technology in multiple wavelengths.
RIEGL’s core Smart-Waveform technologies provide pure digital LiDAR signal processing, unique methodologies for resolving range ambiguities, multiple targets per laser shots, optimum distribution of measurements, calibrated amplitudes, and reflectance estimates, as well as the seamless integration and calibration of systems.
RIEGL’s Ultimate LiDAR TM 3D scanners offer a wide array of performance characteristics and serve as a platform for continuing Innovation in 3D for the LiDAR industry.
From the first inquiry, to purchase and integration of the system, as well as training and support, RIEGL maintains an outstanding history of reliability and support to their customers.
Worldwide sales, training, support and services are delivered from RIEGL’s headquarters in Austria and in the USA; main offices in, Japan, China, Australia, Canada and the UK; and a worldwide network of representatives.
MAPPS is the preeminent national association of firms involved in many aspects and benefits of the geospatial field in the United States. Member firms are thought leaders in mapping, surveying, photogrammetry, satellite and airborne remote sensing, aerial photography, hydrography, GPS and GIS data collection and conversion services, technology development and geospatial products. Our associate members produce innovative technologies, software solutions and ancillary services to firms world-wide and government agencies. MAPPS is dedicated to all the business aspects, networking, technical and professional education, geospatial policy and legislation that private practitioners and the mapping community will always need.
MAPPS is a 501c(6) non-profit organization.