CEO, Wearality Corporation
Michael T. Jones is the President and CEO of Wearality. He joined as CEO after six years as Google’s Chief Technology Advocate, where he was charged with advancing the technology to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful. He was formerly CTO of Google Maps, Earth, and Local Search—the teams providing location intelligence and information in global context to a billion users worldwide; CTO of Keyhole Corporation; an inventor of Google Earth; CEO and CTO of Intrinsic Graphics; and, Director of Advanced Graphics Software at SGI, where he oversaw the OpenGL and Performer teams. Michael serves on the board of directors of Komaza, WaveGuide, and Arkive and also serves the United States through FACA activities with the Department of the Interior and participates in strategy with the Department of State and the US Navy. A computer programmer since the 4th grade, he is an entrepreneur, prolific inventor, technologist, and popular public speaker.