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Quick facts

Founded1969Founded in 1969 by Jack and Laura Dangermond
OwnershipPrivately heldZero debt, committed to sustainable growth
PlatformArcGISComprehensive, scalable, and battle-tested digital mapping and analytics software
UsersHundreds of thousands of organizations50% of Fortune 500 companies, most national governments, 20,000 cities, 50 US states, and 7,000+ universities rely on Esri technology
Team4,000 employeesEsri employees come from 73 countries
HQRedlands, CaliforniaCorporate headquarters located in Redlands, southern California, USA
Locations49 offices worldwideOffice locations around the world, including 11 research & development centers
R&DResearch & developmentEsri reinvests 30% of annual revenue into research and development
User Conference18,000 attendeesAnnual international Esri User Conference (Esri UC) at the San Diego Convention Center

Our technology

Esri builds ArcGIS, the leading mapping and spatial analytics software for desktop, software as a service (SaaS), and enterprise applications. ArcGIS delivers location intelligence and meets digital transformation needs for organizations of all sizes.

Key ArcGIS capabilities

ArcGIS delivers location intelligence through:

  • Spatial analysis
  • Mapping and visualization
  • 3D GIS
  • Real-time GIS
  • Imagery & remote sensing
  • Data collection and management
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Who we serve

Our customers address all significant challenges on the planet, from climate change to food production, from humanitarian relief to making cities better places to live. In business, our customers achieve superior results by mitigating risk, optimizing operations, growing sales, and serving their customers better. 

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