Michael T. Jones, founder of Google Earth, is charged with advancing the technology to organize the world’’s information and make it universally accessible and useful. Jones travels the globe to meet and speak with governments, businesses, partners and customers in order to advance Google’s mission and technology.
He previously was Chief Technologist of Google Maps, Earth and Local Search – and the teams responsible for providing location intelligence and information in global context to users worldwide. Before its acquisition by Google, Michael was CTO of Keyhole Corporation, the company that developed the technology used today in Google Earth. He was also CEO of Intrinsic Graphics and earlier he was Director of Advanced Graphics at Silicon Graphics.
A prolific inventor and computer programmer since the 4th grade, he has developed scientific and interactive computer graphics software, held engineering and business executive roles, and is an avid reader, traveler and amateur photographer using a home-built 4 gigapixel camera made with parts from the U2/SR71.
We are proud to present Googles Chief Technology Advocate and founder of Google Earth as one of our speakers at Gulltaggen Conference.
MICHAEL T. JONES WILL SPEAK ON DAY 1 – APRIL 24th