Tad Slawecki is a Senior Engineer and Computer Manager with degrees in Computer Engineering and in Environmental Health Sciences, both contributing to his expertise in the appropriate integration of information technology into environmental resource management. Since starting at LimnoTech in 1983, Tad has focused on the use of DBMS, GIS, modeling, visualization and other analytics tools to move from data to decision-making in a rigorous and defensible manner. His projects intermix Big Data, open standards, open-source software, and innovative coding approaches to deliver responsive, useful decision support applications that can be accessed as standalone computer programs, web-based applications, or mobile apps. These projects deliver effective integration and synthesis of available data into actionable information across a range of problem domains. Tad works at LimnoTech’s Corporate Headquarters in Ann Arbor, Michigan.