Clinton Johnson


Clinton Johnson is an accomplished and dedicated professional passionate about advancing social justice and equity through GIS mapping technology. As the Racial Equity & Social Justice Lead at Esri, he has been instrumental in connecting individuals and organizations across all sectors with geospatial data, technology, and methodologies to drive progress at the intersection of all systems of oppression.

In addition to his work at Esri, Clinton is the founder and leader of NorthStar of GIS, a 501c3 nonprofit committed to creating a more racially-just world through more racially-just GIS, geography, and STEM fields. Through this organization, he has leveraged his expertise and leadership skills to champion important causes and make meaningful contributions toward building a better future.

Clinton’s unwavering commitment to racial equity, social justice, innovation, collaboration, community-building, and compassion is evident in everything he does. He is a true trailblazer in his field who continues to inspire others through his tireless efforts to promote positive change on both a local and global scale.