Briana Brown is a geographer and writer specializing in geospatial storytelling. As director of content & product marketing at Ecopia AI – a spin-off from PhD research at the University of Waterloo in Canada – she works closely with organizations to share compelling applications of geospatial data to inspire innovation. Prior to joining Ecopia, Brown worked in various GIS-related roles at SafeGraph, Precisely and Esri. She has also volunteered her GIS and data expertise with the United Nations and Catholic Relief Services. She holds a master’s degree in GIS from Penn State University and a bachelor’s degree in Geography from Villanova University, USA.