University of Redlands

21st Century Leadership Speaker Series features Esri Chief Marketing Officer

The University of Redlands School of Business continues its 21st Century Leadership Speaker Series at 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 3 at its WeWork Gas Tower location in downtown Los Angeles. Marianna Kantor, chief marketing officer at Redlands-based Esri, will discuss how to see the customer in new ways and use digital insights to drive every aspect of business as outlined in this most recent article published in Where Next magazine.

Kantor joined Esri, the global market leader in geographic information systems, as chief marketing officer in 2015. There she is amplifying the capabilities of geospatial technology, a valued tool for problem-solving and decision-making in business and government. She has engineering degrees from Columbia University and the University of Pennsylvania, as well as an Executive MBA from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

U of R’s 21st Century Leadership Speaker Series is part of the School of Business Purposeful Leadership Initiative, which includes a Masters of Science in Organizational Leadership and a joint U of R–Esri collaboration on spatial business research and education.

The event, which includes a hosted bar and hors d’oeuvres, begins with a welcome reception at      5 p.m. followed by the speaker portion at 6:30 p.m. The event is free to the public, visit to register.

WeWork Gas Tower Los Angeles is located at 555 West 5th Street on the 35th floor. Validated parking is available on-site underground. Attendees are asked to bring their parking ticket to the event for validation.