Gordon Ballinger

Gordon Ballinger is the director of services and training at MapInfo Corporation. His 20+ year career has been dedicated to helping his clients implement major database systems. Starting as a systems programmer at IBM in the days of CICS and IMS, he progressed to customer services manager at Cullinane Database Systems and then to managing associate at Coopers and Lybrand, where his database implementations became truly relational with Oracle. At MapInfo, he implements spatial solutions primarily on Informix and Oracle platforms. He can be reached at gordon. ballinger@mapinfo.com.