Maria Jordan is a product marketer at Esri specializing in ArcGIS products and apps designed to help improve community engagement and collaboration. Maria is passionate about empowering governments, nonprofits, journalists, educators, and businesses alike to effectively communicate with their audiences and stakeholders. She promotes Esri's platforms and tools designed to help share data and tell stories to support better decision making. Maria has been at Esri for more than 20 years in a variety of marketing roles, including managing Esri’s worldwide GIS Day celebration. Maria holds a degree in political science with a business minor and can watch CNN or listen to NPR for hours. When she is not watching or listening to the news, she enjoys traveling, visiting museums, and seeing musicals.