Tom Kiptenai is the Remote Sensing Analyst at CI-Vital Signs Africa Field Division. Through remote sensing and development of land use and land cover maps, Tom supports monitoring and assessment of global environmental benefits and agro-ecosystem resilience for the Food Security-Integrated Approach Pilot Program. Previously, Tom worked with the Regional Center for Mapping of Resources for Development as a Remote Sensing Consultant, developing land use land cover maps for 9 countries for GHG inventories. He has also worked with African Wildlife Foundation as Geographic Information System Assistant supporting the various programs and projects in conservation. Tom has also volunteered as GISCorps, digitizing building in DRC to support WHO polio eradication mission as well as Hurricane Harvey Crowdsourcing Mapping initiative. Tom holds an Msc in Geospatial Information System and Remote Sensing from Jomo Kenyatta University and Bsc in Wildlife Management from Moi University. He is passionate about protecting the natural resources while ensuring that the people enjoy ecosystem services sustainably.