Frits van der Schaaf

Frits van der Schaaf has 30 years of experience in geographic information systems (GIS) technology and management. His international career has included roles in consulting, business development, and corporate management in a variety of vertical markets, including electrical utilities, airports, the oil and gas industry, and manufacturing. Van der Schaaf manages Esri’s automotive sector, bringing real-time GIS and spatial analytics to global companies’ connected-car initiatives, sales operations, and supply chain management.

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What’s Holding Back Electric Vehicle Adoption in the US?

Business leaders who sense an opportunity in inadequate EV charging infrastructure can use location intelligence for guidance.

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How Data-Driven John Deere Wins the Market

Ag equipment trailblazer John Deere has turned the art of market development into a science with AI-based analysis of location data.

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Flying Taxis Take Flight, Presage New Location Intelligence

Just as the public starts to wrap its head around self-driving cars, entrepreneurs are testing self-flying taxis.

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Disrupting the Autonomous-Vehicle Industry with Crowdsourced Maps

A Silicon Valley company emerges from stealth with a vision for mapping the autonomous-vehicle revolution.

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