Silvia Casas is a Senior Product Manager for ArcGIS Urban at Esri. She has a Master in Regional and Urban Planning from California State Polytechnic University in Pomona and a Bachelor in Architecture from Rafael Urdaneta University in Venezuela. She joined Esri in 2004 and spent many years supporting Professional Services and working on diverse projects with a focus on 3D content creation for cities and urban planning initiatives. She was closely involved in the launching of ArcGIS Urban and now gathers requirements from users, manages the prioritization of the features that will be productized and supports the development team in the evolution of ArcGIS Urban. While her professional time has mostly been dedicated to maps, databases, and spatial data, her passion for architecture has never died. As a way to express her artistic creativity, she paints on her free time.