Geoffrey H. Dutton

20 Payson Road
Belmont, MA 02478
617 489 4524

A well-rounded technology communicator, information visualizer, software innovator, and geospatial researcher; an experienced and attentive professional who collaborates effectively, solves problems creatively, attends to details, meets deadlines and consistently delivers on-time, high-quality results

Computer Systems


XML (DocBook), HTML, MediaWiki and TiddlyWiki, MATLAB, C, Fortran, some Javascript and SQL


Arbortext Editor; FrameMaker; MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook; MATLAB; Wordpress, Adobe Acrobat, Illustrator, Photoshop; Freehand; Canvas; SharePoint; SnagIt; PDF-XChange

Operating Systems

Windows XP & 7; Mac OS 1-10; Unix/Linux; VAX/DCL

Writing and Editorial

Information Design

Research and Development

Project Supervision

Work History

Technical Editor, Parsons-Brinkerhoff Power Systems, Boston MA2011-2012
Senior Technical Writer, MathWorks, Natick MA2001-2011
Writer/Editor, IT Forecaster e-newsletter, IDC, Framingham MA2000-2001
Consultant, geodata and spatial visualization, Spatial Effects, Belmont MA1998-2000
Research Associate, Dept. of Geography, University of Zürich, Switzerland1995-1998
Director, GIS/IT systems, CityDesign Collaborative (now Icon Architecture), Boston MA1995
Applications Consultant, Institute for Applied Technology, Children's Hospital, Boston MA1993-1995
Senior Spatial Analyst, Harvard Design & Mapping Co., Cambridge MA1992-1993
Database development consultant to National Center for Resource Innovations, Rosslyn VA1991
Geospatial information systems consultant and visiting scholar, National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis, Buffalo NY1990-1992
Applications Software Engineer, Access Technology, Inc., Natick MA1989-1990
Market Manager, Geographic Information Systems, Prime Computer, Natick MA1988-1989
Cartographic Software Engineer, Dynamics Research Corp., Andover MA1985-1988
Software Researcher, Laboratory for Computer Graphics and Spatial Analysis, Harvard Graduate School of Design, Cambridge MA


Doctor of Philosophy in Geography, University of Zürich, Switzerland

Master in City and Regional Planning, Harvard Graduate School of Design, Cambridge MA

Bachelor of Arts in Government, Columbia University, New York NY