Ed Parsons is the Geospatial Technologist of Google, with responsibility for evangelising Google’s mission to organise the world’s information using geography.
In this role he maintains links with Governments, Universities, Research and Standards Organisations which are involved in the development of Geospatial Technology.
He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Open Geospatial Consortium and was co-chair of the W3C/OGC Spatial Data on the Web Working Group. He also represents Google at the EMTEL committee of ETSI developing geospatial solutions for emergency telecommunications.
He is a Visiting Professor at University College London and has been an industry advisor to a number of international universities.
Ed is based in Google’s London office, and anywhere else he can plug in his laptop.
Meetup, Members Event, Summit, Talk
ODI Summit 2020 Tue, 10 Nov 2020, 13:00 Online
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