Marianna Kantor

Marianna Kantor joined Esri as Chief Marketing Officer in 2015. Prior to Esri, Marianna was the VP of Marketing at PTC, where she built the worldwide services marketing and field-enablement organization, helping drive sustained revenue growth in dynamic and changing markets. Marianna has held technology and marketing leadership positions throughout her career in leading organizations such as AT&T, Akamai, and Los Alamos National Labs. At Esri, Marianna is exposing and amplifying the transformational capabilities of geospatial technology as an indispensable tool for problem solving and decision making in business and government. Marianna holds two engineering degrees from Columbia University and University of Pennsylvania, and an Executive MBA from MIT.

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AI Leads Corporate Data Priorities, but Worries Outweigh Progress

As business executives struggle to leverage artificial intelligence, big data, and analytics, many worry about more-agile competitors.

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How Social Media Could Improve Targeted Marketing

Researchers discover hard-to-find audience insight in a curious blend of big data, social media postings, and location intelligence.

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Poor Air Quality Costs Businesses Millions, Research Shows

Some executives might think air pollution isn't their problem, but new location intelligence reveals its surprising business impact.

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Commerce as a Crime Deterrent

Researchers combine location analytics, business closure data, and crime statistics to illuminate an interesting truth.

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As Sales Grow, One SMB Embraces Transformation

How two small businesses trying to make sense of digital transformation found business advantage in customer analytics.

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Location in Focus as Aldi Expands

Supermarket chain Aldi will add nearly 900 U.S. locations. The company’s ability to find the right locations will determine its success.

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Snap Acquisition Underscores Importance of Location Intelligence

With its acquisition of Placed, Snap Inc. gets smarter about location intelligence and the link between digital ads and real-world actions.

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