Nicholas Goubert

Senior Director Product Management, HERE
Open Location Platform

Nicholas is a seasoned technology
executive who leads platform strategy and innovation at HERE. Responsible for
delivering map services, dynamic content and location intelligence to
automotive and IoT customers – the HERE Open Location Platform is the central
backbone of the company. These include, for example, HD Live Map, a service
HERE launched at CES earlier this year that creates a highly detailed and
dynamic representation of the road environment, enabling a vehicle to
effectively “see around corners” beyond the reach of its on-board sensors. It
also includes a whole new generation of services based on vehicle sensor data
that was launched this year at Mondial Paris Motorshow.

With over two decades of experience
delivering innovative technologies and applications that unlock the potential
of location intelligence, Nicholas has a deep understanding of how location and
big data can be harnessed to drive business, modernize infrastructure and
improve urban mobility.

Before joining HERE, Nicholas was a consultant
within HTC’s Innovation Program Management team, driving the division’s market
strategy on leveraging business intelligence and geo-spatial data
visualization. As a trusted advisor and frequently quoted expert, Nicholas has
actively been involved in evolving the mapping industry from static content
delivery to location intelligence platforms and has founded, advised and
mentored some of the industry’s brightest technologies and start-ups.
Throughout his career, he has held a variety of multi-disciplinary roles
including international relations, information systems, location intelligence,
business development and product marketing.

Nicholas holds an International MBA from
Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School, Belgium and Master’s degree in Geographic
Information Systems from University of Marne-la-Vallée, France.

Rasmus Steenberg Andersen
CTO, MapsPeople a/s

Rasmus Steenberg Andersen is the CTO of MapsPeople and heads up MapsPeople’s teams of developers and deployment engineers. He is also responsible for a number of large clients such as The Danish National Police. Having been with MapsPeople since 1994, Rasmus Steenberg Andersen
has acted as Project Manager, Lead Developer and Chief Developer. He has also been a pivotal part of building online and offline services for maps since 1998 as well as MapsPeople’s indoor mapping platform, MapsIndoors.
About MapsPeople: MapsPeople is the global leader in Indoor Mapping & Navigation built with Google Maps. Our platform, MapsIndoors, offer a seamless transition from outdoor to indoor navigation. By integrating MapsIndoors into existing mobile apps, web solutions and/or info kiosks, using the MapsIndoors SDK or API, you can smoothly provide indoor maps, search and navigation
to Web, Mobile web and native Android and iOS.

Florian is co-founder and CTO of
MotionTag. He’s a mathematician specialized in algorithms and discrete
optimization. MotionTag develops a
seamless check-in/be-out ticketing purely based on smartphone sensors without
additional infrastructure.

Sign up now for the Galileo Hackathon!

The European GNSS Agency (GSA) is looking for passionate coders
who want to shape the future of Location-Based Services (LBS) and Geo-IoT.
Become a pioneer developer and discover how Galileo, the European Global
Navigation Satellite System, can help transform ideas into reality!

The two-day Galileo Hackathon (November 3-4) will be hosted at the
WhereCamp Berlin 2016. Don’t forget to sign up for the Hackathon separately.
Both, teams and individual developers are welcome to register. And if you don’t
have a teammate yet – don’t worry, you’ll find plenty of other coders on-site.

For more information and to sign up:

Dr. Volker
Sasse leads as chairman of the NDS Association the current developments of autonomous
driving as part of the
. In parallel he is also Vice President and Chief Science Officer of NavInfo,
NavInfo Tech and Mapscape in Beijing, Regensburg and Eindhoven since 2008. The
decade before, Volker acted as Program-Manager, Department-Leader, Project-Leader,
Product-Manager and Supplier-Manager at Siemens VDO Automotive AG, Siemens AG
and Continental AG in Regensburg. In the 90ies Hildesheim was with Robert Bosch
Data GmbH (company group of TeleAtlas), Blaupunkt LLC and Geoscan his activity
field. Hildesheim developed as a key cluster and as a worldwide origin of GeoIT
with Navigation.  Dr. Volker Sasse prepared
his career as a scientist at the Institute of Photogrammetry and Engineer Mapping
Surveying of the University of Hannover from 1985 until 1993 in a more and more
digitalized environment.

Kandal is engineering VP @ Telenav a leading global technology company. He is
in charge of the 250+ engineering team in Silicon Valley, Romania and China and
spending most of his time in airplanes between Europe and the US. Before
skobbler was acquired by Telenav in 2014 he was co-founder and CTO of skobbler,
a pioneering navigation company. Philipp is deeply passionate about how
autonomous vehicles will transform transportation and save millions of lives.
Besides this Philipp is an avid believer in startups and follows this passion
as an angel investor and advisor for several young companies. He is an expert
in emerging markets and offering regular coachings and trainings there. You can
follow Philipp on Twitter (
) read his thoughts on his blog (
) or connect with him on LinkedIn.

Peter and Stefan are both
software developers and founders of the GraphHopper company. Stefan is the
author of the vehicle routing toolkit jsprit and has a background in industrial
engineering. Peter is the author of the GraphHopper routing engine and has a
background in physics.

Opening Panel:

Reno Marioni is leading the
digital transformation of BMW into the connected car era. As Senior Director of
Digital Services within BMW Innovation in Munich, Germany, he and his product
development team are developing end-to-end cloud & mobile-based digital experiences
from connected home, connected devices to the connected car in order to solve the
mobility challenge many people face on a daily basis.

Prior to BMW, Reno was
Director of Community Mapping as part of the Map Platform product development
team at HERE, a leading location intelligence company, which powers
applications and real-time experiences for connected and autonomous driving, consumers
and enterprises.

Reno originally comes
from San Francisco where he also founded several startups and served in leading
product & business development roles in Silicon Valley.

Agenda published with more than 40 Speakers

have a lookt at for the draft agenda.

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