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Quick facts

Founded 1969 Founded in 1969 by Jack and Laura Dangermond
Ownership Privately held Zero debt, committed to sustainable growth
Platform ArcGIS Comprehensive, scalable, and battle-tested digital mapping and analytics software
Users 350,000+ organizations 75% of Fortune 500 companies, most national governments, 20,000 cities, 50 US states, and 7,000+ universities rely on Esri technology
Team 4,000 employees Esri employees come from 73 countries
HQ Redlands, California Corporate headquarters located in Redlands, southern California, USA
Locations 49 offices worldwide Office locations around the world, including 11 research & development centers
R&D Research & development Esri reinvests 30% of annual revenue into research and development
User Conference 18,000 attendees Annual international Esri User Conference (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

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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