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Gary Gale


Geotechnologist | Engineering and Product Leadership

Teddington, Greater London, United Kingdom

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July 2015 to Present

Malstow Geospatial Ltd

Co-founder and Director

July 2014 to Present

Placeholder Ltd

Co-founder and Director

March 2014 to Present

London, United Kingdom

Gary Gale's Education

Sackville School

1979 to 1984

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About Gary Gale

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As a neogeographer and geotechnologist, I have over 25 year's commercial experience in the mapping, geospatial and location based services industries. I'm the CTO of what3words, helping everyone and everything have a human friendly global address Previously I've been Head of APIs for the Ordnance Survey, the United Kingdom's national mapping agency, the Geotechnologist-in-residence for Lokku, was Director of Places and Director of Global Community Programs for Nokia Maps and HERE Maps. Before joining Nokia I led Yahoo’s UK Geo Technologies group, launching GeoPlanet, Placemaker, helping Flickr and Fire Eagle do location based services and have even worked at the European Space Agency, a job which really was rocket science. A Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, I am a co-founder of the WhereCamp EU series of conferences, am co-founder and director of Placeholder Labs and of Malstow Geospatial, the chair of the W3G conference and have sat on the AGI's Executive, UK Location Group and the W3C's POI Working Group, I , a small geospatial, maps and location based consultancy. An experienced and successful public speaker, I have delivered keynote and plenary presentations at over 70 conferences since 2008, including O'Reilly's Where 2.0, The State Of The Map, the British Computer Society, the Geo and Social Loco conferences, the Location Business Summit, the Society of Cartographers and the International Cartographic Association.CTO @ From July 2015 to Present (6 months) Co-founder and Director @ From July 2014 to Present (1 year 6 months) Co-founder and Director @ From March 2014 to Present (1 year 10 months) London, United KingdomAdvisor @ From February 2013 to Present (2 years 11 months) Fellow @ From May 2012 to Present (3 years 8 months) London, United KingdomConference Chair @ From February 2011 to Present (4 years 11 months) Nottingham, United KingdomFounder and Organiser @ From August 2009 to Present (6 years 5 months) London, United KingdomHead of APIs @ From July 2014 to July 2015 (1 year 1 month) Member, AGI Executive @ From January 2013 to July 2014 (1 year 7 months) London, United KingdomMember, AGI Council @ From November 2011 to July 2014 (2 years 9 months) London, United KingdomGeotechnologist In Residence @ From December 2013 to June 2014 (7 months) London, United KingdomJudge, Developer Challenge 2014 @ From March 2014 to April 2014 (2 months) London, United KingdomMember, Program Committee @ From November 2013 to March 2014 (5 months) Director, Global Community Programs, HERE @ From February 2013 to December 2013 (11 months) Berlin Area, GermanyDirector, Places, Nokia Location & Commerce @ From August 2011 to February 2013 (1 year 7 months) Berlin Area, GermanyMember, UK Location User Group @ From May 2010 to December 2012 (2 years 8 months) London, United KingdomDirector, Ovi Places Registry @ From May 2010 to August 2011 (1 year 4 months) Berlin Area, GermanyMember, W3C Points Of Interest Working Group @ From October 2010 to May 2011 (8 months) Judge, GeoVation 2010 Awards @ From October 2010 to December 2010 (3 months) London, United KingdomConference Chair @ From May 2010 to September 2010 (5 months) Director of Engineering, Yahoo! Geo Technologies @ From June 2009 to May 2010 (1 year) London, United KingdomJudge, GeoVation 2009 Awards @ From July 2009 to January 2010 (7 months) London, United KingdomHead of UK Engineering, Yahoo! Geo Technologies @ From July 2008 to June 2009 (1 year) London, United KingdomSnr. Engineering Manager, Y! Geo @ From December 2007 to July 2008 (8 months) London, United KingdomGeo Location Targeting Engineering Manager @ From August 2006 to December 2007 (1 year 5 months) London, United KingdomSenior FormScape Architect @ From 2003 to 2006 (3 years) Senior Software Engineer @ From July 2002 to January 2003 (7 months) Senior Software Engineer, Factiva @ From 1999 to 2002 (3 years) London, United KingdomSenior Software Engineer @ From July 1998 to July 1999 (1 year 1 month) London, United KingdomSoftware Engineer, Sema Group Telecoms @ From 1995 to 1998 (3 years) Reading, United KingdomSackville School From 1979 to 1984 Gary Gale is skilled in: Location Based Services, Mobile Devices, Product Management, Strategic Partnerships, Geolocation, Big Data, Software Development, Start-ups, Strategy, Mobile Applications, Geocoding, Analytics, Management, GIS, REST

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