Michael Metcalf

Michael Metcalf
Product Lead, Local New Product Development, Yahoo!

Michael Metcalf represents product management for the Yahoo! User Location team. Michael has a decade of product experience in geo-fencing, location-based services, geospatial, geo-informatics, and geo-targeting. Previously, Michael worked at the CIA’s venture capital firm In-Q-Tel (an early investor in Keyhole and MetaCarta), founded a geospatial social networking web site, and led a web and data analytics team at Corporate Executive Board. Michael holds an MBA from NYU Stern and served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Cameroon.

Sessions

Business & Strategy Ballroom F
Michael Metcalf (Yahoo!)
The surge in smartphone usage will increasingly enable strangers to connect with one another. Spatial Networking will be a new paradigm in ad hoc communication and collaboration with those in your immediate proximity – even if they’re not in your social graph. I will examine the competitive landscape, privacy implications, and new business opportunities in Spatial Networking. Read more.
  • Nokia
  • OnStar
  • Esri
  • AT&T Interactive
  • Google
  • Rackspace Hosting
  • AND Automotive Navigation Data
  • C3 Technologies
  • Ditto
  • Facebook
  • Factual
  • MapQuest
  • Microsoft Corporation
  • NAVTEQ

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