Amen Ra Mashariki
Head of Urban Analytics
As the head of Urban Analytics at Esri, Dr. Mashariki is responsible for the messaging and strategy for applying data science principles to urban challenges, ensuring that data-driven decision makers realise impactful and positive outcomes in urban policy and operations. Dr. Mashariki was previously Chief Analytics Officer for the City of New York and the Director of the Mayor’s Office of Data Analytics (MODA) — using urban analytics along with location intelligence to effectively build solutions addressing crime, public services, and quality of life in the city. He holds a PhD in Engineering from Morgan State University, and a Masters of Science in Computer Science from Howard University.