Group Software Engineering Lead, Spatial Analysis and Data Science
Lauren Bennett leads the Spatial Analysis and Data Science software development team at Esri. In this 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.