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A spatial thinker and lifelong learner, Dr. Emily Mercurio (she/her), PhD, PG is the CEO and Co-Founder of CivicMapper. Emily leverages her 25 years of experience with Earth science data and mapping technologies for leading the development and application of CivicMapper’s products and services.

Dr. Mercurio’s career has focused on creating innovative and data-driven solutions to support decisions at the intersection of our natural and built environments. She is motivated by a calling to make geospatial data and technologies more accessible for building an informed, resilient, and equitable world.


  • Ph.D. Geology, University of Pittsburgh
  • M.S., Geology, Michigan Technological University
  • B.S., Geoscience, Penn State University