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Dean Angelides

Corporate Director, International/Alliances/Partners ESRI, Redlands

Dean Angelides has worked with thousands of organizations to implement GIS technology to improve their operations and decision-making over his 40 year professional career. Nearly 30 years ago he co-founded a GIS services company located in California. He joined Esri in 2005.

Dean has worked with many different types of organizations and industries – local, regional and national governments, utilities, transportation and logistics firms, natural resources companies, engineering firms, agricultural concerns, conservation organizations, and health organizations. He has helped them devise strategies for incorporating GIS into their business, and then assisted them to successfully apply new methods to transform their organizations.

Mr. Angelides has advised many executives and business unit leaders on how to get the most from their GIS investments. He has also served on a variety of advisory councils for GIS at local, regional and national levels. He is currently on the Advisory Board for the Geospatial Innovation Facility at the University of California, Berkeley, where Dean did both graduate and undergraduate study.

In 2009, Dean was appointed as a Corporate Director by Jack Dangermond, President Esri,  (with responsibilities for overseeing all aspects of ESRI’s international operations, technology alliances, and business partnerships. He is dedicated to ensuring that Esri users are successful in their endeavors, and that The Science of Where and GIS technology and methods are successfully applied to overcome our toughest challenges around the world and in Palestine.

GSE, Good Shepherd Engineering of Beit Jala is the local distributer and partner of ESRI.

Esri, the global market leader in geographic information systems (GIS), offers the most powerful mapping and spatial analytics technology available. Since 1969, Esri has helped customers unlock the full potential of data to improve operational and business results. Today, Esri software is deployed in more than 350,000 organizations including the world’s largest cities, most national governments, 75 percent of Fortune 500 companies, and more than 7,000 colleges and universities. Esri engineers the most advanced solutions for digital transformation, the Internet of Things (IoT), and location analytics to inform the most authoritative maps in the world.

ESRI is the GIS market leader in Palestine over 100 Palestinian institutions (over 90% of the market) are employing the Esri GIS software to produce GIS data and maps of Palestine.