Carmelle J. Terborgh, Ph.D
Lead Account Manager, NonProfits and Global Organizations, Esri
Dr. Terborgh received a Ph.D. in geography, specializing in geographic information systems (GISs), from the State University of New York at Buffalo in 1999. Additionally, she received a M.A. in Geography from the State University of New York in 1994 and a B.S. in Forestry from the University of Maine in 1992. She has over 20 years of experience working with GIS in the areas of spatial analysis and GIS design, management, and implementation.
In 1993, she was a Research Associate at the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) in Geneva, Switzerland. Dr. Terborgh joined Esri in 1996, as a GIS consultant/project manager, trainer, and international liaison. During 2004-2005, she served as the Senior GeoInformation Consultant to the Information Solutions Group – Corporate Information (ISGCI) team at The World Bank Group in Washington, DC. Currently, she is the Lead Account Manager of the Esri NonProfit and Global Organizations team at the Esri-Washington, DC office and focuses on GIS solutions for Aid and Development.
Dr. Terborgh serves as the Chair of the Societal Impacts Committee of the Global Spatial Data Infrastructure (GSDI) Association. She is currently supporting projects related to sustainable urban management, agriculture and food security, linking statistical information with geospatial information, and improving the lives of the poor – waste-pickers and slum-dwellers.