CTO, Google EarthMichael Jones is Chief Technology Officer of the Google Earth service for distributed geospatial visualization to users worldwide. He is co-founder of Keyhole, the company taken over by Google to create Google Earth. In addition, he is a popular technical presenter, an inventor with eleven issued U.S. patents, a director on private company boards, and an associate in several Silicon Valley projects. He was formerly President & CEO of Intrinsic Graphics, Director of Advanced Graphics Software at Silicon Graphics responsible for OpenGL, Performer, and all other graphics APIs, co-founder of a movie coloring company, and a computer graphics consultant during the 1980s. He has been a computer programmer since the fourth grade.
- Session: Expanding the Geospatial Vision
- Session: 3D Data: Platforms for Real World Virtual World Interaction