GIS & Network Design. Previously at Foresite Group working on FTTx projects, QAQC processes, geodatabase maintenance, and published web services. Passionate about music, outdoor activities, and DIY home improvement.
Reid Drapp is the GIS Manager at Underline. Utilizing a Master’s of Science in GIS, along with his detail oriented approach to OSP network design, Reid specializes in geodatabase maintenance and the creation of automated QA/QC processes. Reid has more than a decade of experience working with geodata and was previously GIS Lead at Foresite Group, where he worked on the FTTH buildout of Huntsville Utilities and Verizon fiber deployments in cities including Seattle (WA), Cleveland (OH), Nashville (TN), and Knoxville (TN). Before Foresite Group, Reid was at Atlantic Engineering, working on Google Fiber in Austin (TX), and Actavo, building FTTX in the Caribbean. His expertise also includes a focus on value engineering and using GIS analysis to highlight design inefficiencies and equipment constraints to reduce costs and produce an accurate data driven billing of materials. With his versatile skill set and knowledge of both the geospatial and network engineering fields, Reid can efficiently guide a project from conception to completion, and be involved in both the technical aspects as well as the day-to-day production.