selected Damon Hess
to guide the sales and development of the firm's ecosystem tool.
is a multi-resource debit/credit tool that Parametrix developed for estimating the type and number of ecosystem credits available on a given site.
With more than 17 years of experience in technology and a passion for the environment, Hess
is a strong addition to the EcoMetrix
is unique because it evaluates multiple types of credits beyond just wetland habitat or carbon sequestration.
The holistic approach considers all of the critical ecological functions on a given site, measures changes, and rewards landowners for benefits that result from their conservation efforts.
is managing pilot projects with Oregon Trout
and Willamette Partnership
, two groups that are restoring the health of freshwater ecosystems.
The software helps in the restoration of waterways where the greatest gain is achieved for the least cost.
Prior to joining Parametrix, Hess was the Vice President of Worldwide Sales for Pixelworks, a consumer electronics semi-conductor company.