Richard Leadbeater

Richard Leadbeater is Esri’s State/Provincial Government Industry Solutions Manager, focusing on developing tools and solutions that address the government administrative functions of policy, elections, redistricting, and business process. He is passionate about helping governments gain the greatest value from the data they generate. Prior to joining Esri in 1997, he worked at the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission, the seventh largest public water and wastewater utility in the US, where he developed and implemented GIS, computer aided drafting and design, and document imaging technologies.

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COVID-19: Pennsylvania Counties Assess Economic Fallout with Shared Maps

Officials in southeastern Pennsylvania came together to survey businesses about the economic fallout from COVID-19, putting data on a shared map.

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How Opportunity Zones Push Place-Based Investment

GIS provides the means for states to determine the best locations for place-based investments.

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Maps Inform Public Policy, Help Turn Plans into Actions

Mapping and spatial analytics create information products that capture attention, spur further exploration, and guide decisions.

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