Software Engineer, Google, Inc.Barry Brumitt is a software engineer with Google, Inc. who has been working on maps-related applications since joining the Kirkland, WA office in November 2005. Prior to coming to Google, he was at Microsoft Corp for 8 years, working in both MS Games Studios and MS Research. At MGS, he was responsible for the Artificial Intelligence in Forza Motorsport, a simulation-style Xbox racing game. Previously at MSR, he worked in Ubiquitous Computing, exploring location-based services, geometric models, and multi-modal interfaces for smart environments. He received his PhD in Robotics from Carnegie Mellon in 1997. Offline, he's currently fascinated by yoga, downhill skiing, bridge, juggling, electronic music, and community building.