Dan Hudgens (he/him), a Principal at IEc, specializes in the design of information management and decision support tools. Through database, desktop and web programming, and GIS-based technologies, he assists clients in collecting, managing, and analyzing large quantities of data that are critical to successful policy development and implementation. He frequently applies this expertise in the areas of coastal and marine policy, climate change analysis, and natural resource damage assessment. For instance, since 2012, Dan has directed IEc’s support of NOAA’s DIVER system, which incorporates data integration tools, web-based collaboration portals, and custom mapping and analytical tools to explore critical data.
Dan holds a B.S. with Honors in Natural Resources from Cornell University, and a M.S. in Environmental, Coastal, and Ocean Sciences from University of Massachusetts, Boston.