Ghermay Araya
Ghermay Araya

Ghermay Araya founded New Light Technologies in 2001, building the company into the GIS and IT powerhouse it is today with a mix of business development strategy and information technology expertise. He graduated from the University of Maryland College Park Geography Department with a focus on Geographic Information Systems in the mid-1990s and is currently back at his alma mater working his way through a Master’s degree in GIS.  


The Role of Spatial Data and Technologies towards Building Smart Nations

In the last couple of decades, many cities around the world have adopted new innovative technologies to help them address some of the most fundamental challenges of the 21st century. More and more cities are becoming what is often referred to as 'smarter', by utilizing a wide range of emerging techn... (read more)