Placekey Launch Event

Join us on October 7th at 9am PST for the public launch of Placekey

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Who you'll hear from on launch day

Geospatial leaders will share their take on how Placekey will revolutionize the way we work with geospatial data and better enable their industry and teams.

Jack Dangermond
Jack Dangermond

CEO, Esri

Jack Dangermond

CEO, Esri

A landscape architect by training, Jack Dangermond founded Environmental Systems Research Institute (Esri) in 1969 with a vision that computer mapping and analysis could help us design a better future. Under Dangermond's leadership, that vision has continued to guide Esri in creating cutting-edge GIS and Geodesign technologies used in every industry to make a difference worldwide.

Javier de la Torre
Javier de la Torre

Founder & Chief Strategy Officer, CARTO

Javier de la Torre

Founder & Chief Strategy Officer, CARTO

Javier is the Founder and Chief Strategy Officer at CARTO. One of the pioneers of location intelligence, Javier founded the company in 2012 with a vision to democratize data analysis and visualization. Under his leadership, CartoDB has grown from a groundbreaking idea into one of the fastest-growing geospatial companies in the world.

Sina Kashuk
Sina Kashuk

Co-Founder & CEO, Unfolded

Sina Kashuk

Co-Founder & CEO, Unfolded

Sina is Co-Founder & CEO of Unfolded, a geospatial visualization and analytics startup. While he has worked across sectors at organizations like Uber, DataKind and NYU, his entire career has focused on applying data science to the geospatial industry.

Aarthi Muthukrishnan
Aarthi Muthukrishnan

President, Spend Informed Analytics & Data Science COE, Verisk Financial

Aarthi Muthukrishnan

President, Spend Informed Analytics & Data Science COE, Verisk Financial

Aarthi leads a Verisk Financial team focused on developing marketing effectiveness solutions using aggregated, anonymous payment data. She has also led consulting engagements focused on optimizing credit risk and marketing strategies for major credit card issuers in the US and UK. Previously, Aarthi was the head of the credit risk analytics team for Barclaycard’s European portfolios. Aarthi holds a master’s degree in computer science from Bingham

Jerry Paffendorf
Jerry Paffendorf

CEO, Loveland Technologies - Landgrid

Jerry Paffendorf

CEO, Loveland Technologies - Landgrid

Jerry is co-founder and CEO of Loveland Technologies, makers of landgrid.com, your go-to source for all things parcel data. Jerry co-founded Loveland in Detroit, Michigan in 2009. Jerry and the Loveland team think about land use and put parcel data to work across a wide range of urban, rural, business, political, and community environments.

Yao Morin
Yao Morin

Chief Data Officer, Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL)

Yao Morin

Chief Data Officer, Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL)

Yao joined JLL in April 2020 as Chief Data Officer. Yao is leading global data strategy and end-to-end management of JLL's data product roadmap and delivery. She is working to refine and accelerate JLL's approach to gathering, extracting, storing and leveraging data assets across all JLL businesses to create new value for investors, occupiers and the broader JLL organization.

Mainak Mazumdar
Mainak Mazumdar

Chief Data and Research Officer, Nielsen Company

Mainak Mazumdar

Chief Data and Research Officer, Nielsen Company

Mainak is a data science executive with 22 years of experience in data and technology businesses. As a leader in both tech start-up and publicly trade firms, Mainak has developed world-class teams, drive innovation for growth, and continue to lead digital transformation through Machine Learning and AI. As the Chief Research Officer with the Nielsen Company, Mainak leads a team of 1000+ Data Scientists focused on driving innovation.

L.D. Salmanson
L.D. Salmanson

CEO and Co-Founder, Cherre

L.D. Salmanson

CEO and Co-Founder, Cherre

L.D. has extensive experience founding, advising, and investing in leading private technology companies. Prior to founding Cherre, L.D. served as Executive Director of Oppenheimer’s Private Shares Group, after Oppenheimer acquired Greencrest Capital, a firm he co-founded to enable pre-IPO transactions in some of the largest private technology companies in the world, including Facebook, Twitter, and Uber.

Isaac Brodsky
Isaac Brodsky

Co-Founder, Unfolded

Isaac Brodsky

Co-Founder, Unfolded

Isaac is a co-founder of Unfolded, and lead of the H3 project. Prior to Unfolded, Isaac was an engineer on Uber’s Marketplace Dynamics team.

Robert Matsuoka
Robert Matsuoka

Senior Director of Engineering, Tripadvisor

Robert Matsuoka

Senior Director of Engineering, Tripadvisor

Robert is Senior Director of Engineering at Tripadvisor. His most recent project is Reco (helloreco.com), Tripadvisor’s first direct to consumer travel design service, which he oversees in his role as New Ventures engineering lead. Bob also led a team of volunteers and industry sponsors to release Crowdfree (crowdfree.me), a website and app designed to help travelers avoid crowds in the pandemic era.

Jeanne Holm
Jeanne Holm

Chief Data Officer, City of Los Angeles

Jeanne Holm

Chief Data Officer, City of Los Angeles

As a leader in open data, education, and civic innovation, Jeanne empowers people to discover new knowledge and collaborate to improve life on Earth and beyond. Jeanne is the Chief Data Officer and Senior Technology Advisor to the Mayor at the City of Los Angeles, helping 4,000,000 people and 500,000 businesses get access to and use data for innovation, equity, health, and safety.

Auren Hoffman
Auren Hoffman

CEO, SafeGraph

Auren Hoffman

CEO, SafeGraph

Auren is CEO of SafeGraph: the place for data about physical places. Auren is the former cofounder and CEO of LiveRamp -- the largest middleware company that connects marketing applications. LiveRamp was acquired by Acxiom in 2014 for $310 million. LiveRamp was formerly named Rapleaf. LiveRamp now is public company (NYSE:RAMP).

Anthony Atkins
Anthony Atkins

GIS Director, Belmount County

Anthony Atkins

GIS Director, Belmount County

Anthony provides GIS technical support in the development, presentation, and maintenance of geographic data applications for Belmount County. Manages GIS metadata for all geographic data and projects. Anthony inputs, updates, and maintains tabular data according to specifications and quality control guidelines and participates in the design, development and creation of databases, maps and other related projects.

Jason Bivens
Jason Bivens

General Manager, DATAMARK

Jason Bivens

General Manager, DATAMARK

Jason brings over twenty years of experience in public safety with ten years as an executive leader in 9-1-1 centers. He has overseen the acquisition and implementation of multi-million-dollar mission critical public safety technical solutions, operations, finance, and technical services divisions. Jason applies his talents in leading public safety organizations in the transition to NG9-1-1 and has organized regional GIS efforts.

Robert Murphy
Robert Murphy

Director of Business Development, DATAMARK

Robert Murphy

Director of Business Development, DATAMARK

Robert’s spent 23 years in public safety in various roles from NG9-1-1 subject matter expert, Communications Chief, Coordinator, Firefighter/EMT, Public Safety Instructor, and TERT Team Leader. Robert is the Director of Business Development for DATAMARK, the public safety division of Michael Baker International. Prior to joining DATAMARK, Robert was the 9-1-1 Communications Chief in Okaloosa County (FL).

Nick Mangiapane
Nick Mangiapane

CMO, Commerce Signals, a Verisk Financial business

Nick Mangiapane

CMO, Commerce Signals, a Verisk Financial business

Nick has been the Chief Marketing Officer of Commerce Signals since 2017. He has a broad range of marketing and product experience in both B2C and B2B companies. He has marketing leadership experience from Procter & Gamble, Newell Rubbermaid, Ingersoll Rand and TTI Floorcare. He earned his MBA from Cornell University and his bachelor’s from Boston College. In between, he consulted for Accenture and started a consulting company.

Sanjay Kumar
Sanjay Kumar

CEO, Geospatial Media and Communications

Sanjay Kumar

CEO, Geospatial Media and Communications

Sanjay is the Founder and CEO of Geospatial Media & Communications, and Editor-in-Chief of Geospatial World. A social entrepreneur and geospatial evangelist, Sanjay has been working towards advancing the role of geospatial knowledge and value in world economy and society. He lends his time and experience to many organizations to help them further their societal goals.