ABS Consulting Group, Inc., Somerville, MA
Founder and Principal, 2000 - present
Provide consulting services involving technical and marketing aspects of GIS and related field to software developers, publications, and professional organizations. All work involves clear, effective communications.
Current longterm contract: serving as Executive Editor of Directions Magazine
– regular contributions to daily electronic publication (text and audio podcasts, webinars) including editorial, technical and business topics, chief editor of All Points Blog.
Penn State University
Senior Visiting Lecturer, 2008- March 2011
Developed and taught innovative online coursework in support of post baccalaureate certificate and masters degree programs in the Department of Geography (Geog 897). Regular use of Angel (LMS), Drupal (CMS), and Adobe Connect. Introduced department to use of The Jing Project, VoiceThread (article) and other technologies for learning.
Cadcorp Inc., Cambridge, MA
Marketing Manager, 1999-2000
Opened and directed US office for UK-based GIS software company.
Esri, Danvers, MA
Various Marketing Positions, 1992 -1999
Responsibilities within this worldwide GIS software provider included written communications (ghost wrote for the company president) live presentations (developed and hosted our “in booth” presentation at COMDEX) and a variety of staff and partner education and training.
Bridgewater State College (Bridgewater, MA) and Middlesex Community College (Bedford, MA)
Adjunct Instructor, 1989-1991
Taught interactive, group focused high school grads and returning adult students Environmental Geography and World Regional Geography.
MS Geography, The Pennsylvania State University
BA Chemistry, The University of Chicago (Fulfilled the requirements for BA in geography)
VoiceThread Case Study: Geography 897G - Penn State, 2010
Penn State Live - Probing Question: What is the geospatial revolution? - Penn State Live, Sept 2010
Adena Schutzberg | Profiles from the Geospatial Community - GIS Lounge, Jan 2010
Crossing the digital divide to Grandma's house - St. Petersburg Times, Nov 2009
Internet Users Join Search for Steve Fossett - NPR, Sept 2007
Adena Schutzberg - MapPros! Professional Profile - MapPros!, May 2006
Alumna Profile: GIS Consultant Adena Schutzberg - Penn State Dept of Geography, Apr 2003
Geographic Information Systems Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow: A conversation with Adena Schutzberg - ILGISA Newsletter (Illinios GIS Association), Winter 2002
Women In GIS: Adena Schutzberg - Directions Magazine, 2001 (before I worked there)