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Michael Halbherr

Michael Halbherr
Vice President, Ovi Product Development, Nokia

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Michael Halbherr Vice President, Ovi Product Development Nokia

Michael leads the Ovi Product Development unit as part of Nokia’s Services business. In this role, Michael is responsible for the integration of all core services under the Ovi brand, including product development, marketing, road mapping, and deployment efforts.

Before joining Nokia in 2006, Michael worked for the Boston Consulting Group and at europatweb, the Internet investment vehicle of Groupe Arnault, overseeing all technology investments, including gate5. After that, Michael headed gate5 AG, the former leading supplier of mapping, routing and navigation software and services, for five years.

Since the acquisition of gate5 by Nokia, Michael has been heading the location based experiences at Nokia, and, most recently, the Ovi Product Development unit.

Michael holds a PhD in Computer Science from MIT and a Masters in Electrical Engineering from ETH Zurich.

Sessions

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Location: Regency Ballroom
Michael Halbherr (Nokia), Christof Hellmis (Nokia gate5 GmbH)
Average rating: ***..
(3.25, 16 ratings)
The largest manufacturer of phones owns the largest geodata provider and has been busy building geo-aware web apps on Ovi. Michael will share their latest thinking. Read more.
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Location: Regency Ballroom
Danny Sullivan (Search Engine Land), Tyler Bell (Yahoo! Inc.), Michael Halbherr (Nokia), Marc Prioleau (CloudMade), Mark Law (MapQuest)
Average rating: *....
(1.75, 8 ratings)
All of our beautiful geodata has to be paid for somehow. The convential wisdom is that on main way will be through search. Search expert Danny Sullivan will share his thinking on the latest advances across all of the search engines. Read more.