Location, Inc. is a leading builder and source of location-based data and risk analysis information for corporate users nationwide.
The data that drive our industry leading real-estate neighborhood search websites NeighborhoodScout.com and NeighborhoodScoutReports.com, are now also available in enterprise-grade depth and detail to power your business analytics.
Location, Inc. is a geographic research and data mining company born of university research, specializing in location analysis, demographic and school data information products, and location-based decision-making tools for businesses and consumers. More than 24 million people and businesses have used Location, Inc. data and services since the Company’s 2000 inception, including its famous NeighborhoodScout website for consumers. The Company is based in Massachusetts. Unlike some data companies, all of our data and products are 100% made by expert analysts right here in America.
Andrew Schiller, PhD – Founder, CEO and Chief Scientist
Andrew is the Founder, CEO and Chief Scientist of Location, Inc. He is responsible for inventing the search, data synthesization, and neighborhood matching algorithms that power Location, Inc’s site selection search engine and NeighborhoodScout.com, and is also responsible for designing reports for various media outlets, including The Wall Street Journal, CNN, Money Magazine, Parade Magazine, The New York Times, AOL, and others.
Prior to founding Location, Inc., Andrew received his Ph.D. in Geography from Clark University's Graduate School of Geography, America's oldest and largest geography Ph.D. program. Previously he was a scientist at Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Atomic Energy Complex. He was also a Director of Science for the Nature Conservancy's Tennessee Chapter. He has conducted research and published with Harvard's Kennedy School of Government and Stanford University. He is an expert in statistics, demographic analysis and interpreting the relationships among environmental, social and economic conditions.
Barry Glick – Director
Barry is the co-founder, former Chairman, and CEO of MapQuest.com Inc. where he successfully raised two major rounds of venture capital funding and oversaw the launch of MapQuest.com, the first and most successful consumer and business-to-business mapping and routing website, growing the business to $35 million in revenue and 350 employees. Since his departure from the company, Glick has been an active investor in the location-based information business Capital. He also currently serves as the Chairman of Webraska, Inc., a leading location-based services company, which powers the services and telematics offerings in four continents from companies such as Shell Mobile, E-Plus, Pacific Access, Orange, Telecom Italia Mobile, and Viag Interkom.
Peter C. Dorsey, JR. – Director
Peter is currently President of The Business Development Company of Rhode Island. Peter has more than two decades experience financing emerging and smaller established companies. At the Business Development Company since 1995, he has been responsible for underwriting and managing the company’s loan portfolio, which averages 40 companies across a broad spectrum of industries. Peter also serves as the Executive Director of the Cherrystone Angel Group, Rhode Island’s first angel investment group. He earned a B.A. degree in economics from Bucknell University and an MBA from the University of Rhode Island.
Andrew Couture – Director
Andrew J. Couture is currently Director of Commercial Sales for the Network Management Division of Ipswitch, Inc. For seven years prior to joining Ipswitch, Inc., Andrew was the Vice President of Business Development for Location Inc. where he was responsible for developing key relationships with companies such as ZipRealty, RealtyTrac and AOL Real Estate. Mr. Couture also has over 15 years experience selling strategic software solutions to Fortune 500 companies throughout the United States. As a sales executive for BMC Software, Mr. Couture was responsible for managing major accounts in the Northeast such as Fidelity Investments, State Street Bank, Liberty Mutual, Putnam Investments, Aetna, Gillette and CVS. Before joining Location Inc, Mr. Couture was the Regional Sales Manager for AgentSpring, a software company headquartered in Winchester, MA. Andrew was responsible for the sales and account development that eventually led to the acquisition of AgentSpring by BMC Software. Mr. Couture earned his B.A. from Northeastern University in Boston, MA.
Owen Johnson - Director
Owen is an experienced entrepreneur and technologist with a strong background in real estate. He is a founder and managing partner of Betaspring, a Providence-based startup accelerator; the founder and co-organizer of Connect Providence; and the founder and principal broker of Reagent, a real estate brokerage and property management firm. Owen sits on the board of the Providence Community Library and is a micro-trustee of the Providence Awesome Foundation.
Past ventures include Investment Instruments, provider of online residential real estate service Rentometer.com; Interdimensions, a high-growth interactive agency; and The Webmasters' Guild, a 501(c)6 non-profit professional organization. Owen recently served on the board of directors of The Genesis Center, an adult education center in Providence. He holds an S.B. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT.
Kathy Tziachris – Relocation Manager
Kathy Tziachris has been with Location, Inc. since 2005 and is currently the Relocation Manager. In her role, she manages the real estate program for consumers. Prior to coming to Location, Inc., Kathy was with Putnam Investments as an Account Executive with the Retail 401(k) plans.
In addition, Kathy volunteers her time with various non-profit organizations, President of the PTO, Director of Player Development with Youth Soccer, Boys' Basketball and Competitive Soccer Coach; Commission of Instructional and Farm Softball; Girls' Coach for Lacrosse and Recreational Soccer; awarded Coach of the Year by Soccer of RI and sits on the board for Cumberland, RI School Volunteers.
Patty Counihan – Operations Manager
Patty came to Location, Inc. in March 2011 with a love for creative enterprises and a strong interest in real estate. She previously worked as Development Officer for the Concord Museum in Concord, Massachusetts, where she was responsible for fund raising, member services, and special events. Patty holds a B.A. in Art History and Arts Management from Suffolk University.