Chris North

Chris North is the Director of Technology Adoption for Esri Canada. With over 20 years of experience in geomatics, Chris is an accomplished GIS professional who brings an in-depth understanding of enterprise GIS and technology trends to the company. He has a master's degree in GIS from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, and an undergraduate degree in geography from Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario. Chris is also a graduate of the Cartography Program at Sir Sandford Fleming College, Ontario. He is the recipient of several industry awards and continues to be involved with many industry groups.

  • FAQ: Responding to the COVID-19 Crisis with Free ArcGIS Hub Resources

    FAQ: Responding to the COVID-19 Crisis with Free ArcGIS Hub Resources

    Learn more about using Esri Canada’s free resources with ArcGIS Hub to talk to your stakeholders about your COVID-19 response.

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  • Land Information Ontario – The Journey to Open Data

    Land Information Ontario – The Journey to Open Data

    We chat with the MNRF’s GeoHub Project Manager about their journey to modernize access to Ontario’s authoritative geospatial data using ArcGIS Hub.

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  • Data co-operative enables collaborative transformation in York Region

    Data co-operative enables collaborative transformation in York Region

    Learn how 14 municipal organizations in York Region built a virtual marketplace to share and acquire one another’s GIS data, applications and tools.

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  • Is Open Source the answer?

    Is Open Source the answer?

    Esri leverages open source technology and contributes a number of projects to the open source domain.

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  • View from the North: Moving Beyond Visualization

    View from the North: Moving Beyond Visualization

    While maps help visualize and analyze data, analytics drive greater value. Organizations need to move beyond visualization into spatial analytics.

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  • View From The North: Asset Management – There’s More to the Story

    View From The North: Asset Management – There’s More to the Story

    Esri Canada director, Chris North, proposes organizations to move beyond tangible assets and explore the role of GIS in managing intangible assets.

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  • 10 most common myths about ArcGIS Pro

    10 most common myths about ArcGIS Pro

    Does using ArcGIS Pro consume credits? Chris North, Esri Canada’s director of industry solutions, debunks myths about Esri’s next-gen desktop app.

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  • 10 things I like about ArcGIS Pro

    10 things I like about ArcGIS Pro

    ArcGIS Pro is the future of Esri’s desktop GIS. Find out 10 interesting new capabilities in Pro that are worth exploring.

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  • Identity: A more user-friendly approach to licensing

    Identity: A more user-friendly approach to licensing

    Esri’s new Identity Licensing model assigns GIS access and capabilities to the user across various devices. Learn how it impacts your organization.

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  • View from the North - GIS: Point Solution or Platform?

    View from the North - GIS: Point Solution or Platform?

    Esri Canada’s director, Chris North, discusses the benefits of using GIS as a strategic capability – an empowering platform within an organization rather than limiting it to a mapping solution.

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