Amber Case is the Director of Esri's R&D Center, Portland, where she works on next generation location-based technology. Previously, she co-founded Geoloqi, a location-based software company acquired by Esri in 2012. She recently worked on MapAttack! an urban geofencing game based on Esri technology.
In 2012 she was named one of National Geographic's Emerging Explorers and made Inc Magazine's 30 under 30 with Geoloqi co-founder Aaron Parecki. Case has spoken at TED on technology and humans and regularly speaks around the world.
Case is a proponent of data ownership, and uses her domain as her own personal data store and identity provider. Case founded IndieWebCamp with Tantek Çelik and Aaron Parecki in 2010. Case is interested in furthering the ideas of Calm Technology, wearable computing, and the future of the interface. You can follow her on Twitter @caseorganic or at caseorganic.com.
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Amber Case is the Director of Esri R&D Center, Portland, where she works on next generation location-based technology. Previously, she co-founded Geoloqi, a location-based software company acquired by mapping company Esri in 2012. Case founded IndieWebCamp with Tantek Çelik and Aaron Parecki in 2010. You can follow her on Twitter @caseorganic or at caseorganic.com.
Founded in 1969, Esri is the market leader in geographic information systems (GIS). Esri software is used in more than 300,000 organizations worldwide including each of the 200 largest cities in the United States, most national governments, more than two-thirds of Fortune 500 companies, and more than 7,000 colleges and universities. Esri applications run on more than one million desktops and thousands of Web and enterprise servers. Together, these apps provide the backbone for the world’s mapping and spatial analysis. Esri acquired Geoloqi, Inc. in Oct 2012, adding Geoloqi’s Geotrigger™ technology to Esri’s extensive suite of geo tools and applications for developers and enterprise.
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Case is a welcomed speaker across many verticals. From colleges and universities to conferences and lunches, Case is just as comfortable speaking in front of large audiences as she is at smaller gatherings. To book Amber Case for a speaking engagement, contact Monica Davis at monica dot davis at caseorganic dot com. Note: Amber Case is currently booked until January 2015.
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