January 2019 Volume 15

Silburn Clarke completes Doctorate in Business Administration

Staff reporter KC Times
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KCOB Silburn Clarke recently completed the Oral Defense of his doctoral dissertation at the Mona School of Business and Management, University of The West Indies, Mona.

He successfully defended his DBA thesis on "Perceived Quality of Management and Employee Innovative Work Output: the serial multiple mediation of Employee Autonomous Motivation and Employee Innovative Work Behaviour" .

The Examiners recommended the award of High Commendations with No corrections or Revisions; a first at the Mona School of Business and Management.

Dr. Clarke is Spatial Innovision Founder, Chairman, President and CEO. It is the leading geospatial solutions company in the Caribbean. Formed in 1998 the firm has a staff of 15 highly trained professionals in land surveying, forestry, physical planning, geomatics, geospatial sciences/applications, information technology, project management, logistics/supply chain management. With offices in Jamaica and Trinidad and distributors in Guyana and Haiti, ~ 70% of the firm’s revenue is from export activities.

He is also President and largest shareholder of Land Management Consortium which executed the largest parcel mapping project in the Caribbean

Silburn’s secondary education was at Kingston College, Jamaica. He has a Masters in Engineering (Univ of London) where he was the recipient of the Hart Prize for Academic Excellence in Photogrammetric Engineering in 1979 from the University College London. He has an MBA in Finance (UWI, Mona), MSc in IT (UWI, Mona) and now a Doctorate in Business Administration at MSBM, UWI.

Silburn is a Fellow of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors and a Commissioned Land Surveyor. He taught at the University of Technology for over a decade and served as an external examiner for the Geomatics and GIS degree programme.

Silburn is a strong advocate in the application of geospatial technologies to business and government and has carved out a niche in executing large scale projects regionally viz GoRTT Geodetic Network Modernisation using VRS, GoJ Geodetic Network Modernisation using VRS, MPHE TT web-based planning approval system.

Silburn was elected President of the Jamaica Computer Society (JCS) for 2010-2012

In April 2011 he commissioned the first Knowledge Economy Conference in the Caribbean (www.knowledgesocietyfoundation.com) widely acclaimed as hugely successful.

He has three sons, Roshaun, an international recording artiste with the group TOK; David and Daniel.

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