Geography 2050

Dr. Lauren Bennett

Esri

Dr. Lauren Bennett leads the Spatial Analysis and Data Science software development team at Esri. In her role, she oversees the R&D of the ArcGIS analytical framework, which includes spatial and spatiotemporal statistics, raster and multidimensional analysis, machine learning and big data analytics. She directs releases of new spatial data science capabilities across a wide range of products and applications including desktop, enterprise and SaaS. Lauren received a BA in Geography from McGill University, an MS in Geographic and Cartographic Science from George Mason University, and her PhD in Information Systems and Technology from Claremont Graduate University.