Wharton GIS Lab


Paul Amos
Managing Director
Wharton GIS Lab
436 Vance Hall
3733 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6301
Phone: (215) 898-4256
E-mail: amosp@wharton.upenn.edu

Paul Amos is the Managing Director of the Wharton GIS Research Laboratory. He has over eighteen years experience with desktop geographic information systems software. Since coming to The Wharton School in 1997, Mr. Amos has focused on implementing GIS solutions for commercial real estate clients, performing demographic analysis, and has used GIS to assist with analyzing residential property values and creating neighborhood price indexes. He teaches a graduate level course titled "Business Geographics" through the School of Design at the University of Pennsylvania.

Mr. Amos recently became an advisory board member for the Location Research & Marketing consulting firm Beitz & Daigh Geographics. He writes GIS software product reviews for Directions Magazine and co-chaired the programming committee for the first annual "Location Technology and Business Intelligence Executive Symposium" in 2004. Prior to coming to The Wharton School, Mr. Amos was a GIS Analyst under the direction of Craig Smith, MAI at Smith-Parke & Co., Inc. in Sarasota, Florida.

He has earned a Masters degree in Technology Management from the University of Pennsylvania, a Masters degree in Geography from the University of Florida, and a Bachelor's degree in Business from the University of Pittsburgh.