Kingbird Software, LLC is a single-member Limited Liability Company (LLC) formed
in November, 2007 by Ken Bunzel. The company is located in Moscow, Idaho, the home
of the University of Idaho. Washington State University is located nearby in
Pullman, Washington. The primary purpose of the company is to provide GIS software development services.
The company employs Ken Bunzel, who has 14 years of professional software design and development experience with
a focus on database and GIS application development. Ken has developed numerous applications using VB.NET and ArcObjects
components such as GeoServer, OpenLayers, and GeoExt. Ken produced many applications while working for the California
Department of Fish and Game to analyze field data and display it in a GIS. Ken also developed ArcGIS desktop applications
while employed with Space Imaging, LLC, The Sanborn Map Company, and Pacific Meridian Resources. These applications were
primarily for ecosystem management, water management, forestry, fire management, and the display of environmental information
in a user-friendly format.
Ken has a bachelor's degree in conservation biology with experience conducting wildlife and vegetation
inventories in the field. He received a certificate in Ecological Horticulture from the University of
California - Santa Cruz and is currently involved in small scale sustainable agriculture projects. He also received a
Certificate in Microcomputer Systems Specialist from Santa Rosa Junior College, California. Ken lives in Moscow, Idaho
with his wife Betta, and their children, Owen, and Anna.