Today we’re talking to Kipp Jones, the Chief Technology Evangelist at Skyhook. And we discuss the technical challenges of combining different types of location technology to achieve accurate location solutions for any use case. How critical location technology can be in emergency situations, and what individual contributors should expect when they step into management for the first time.
All of this, right here, right now, on the Modern CTO Podcast!
To learn more about Skyhook’s awesome location tech, check out their Precision Location Solution Sheet!
About Kipp Jones:
As Chief Technology Evangelist, Kipp works to guide and shape our innovative location intelligence technology. He has spent over 20 years developing technology and strategy for numerous technology startups including NuBridges, PathFire and his own company DirectSight Networks. He’s authored 19 patents for the methods pertaining to Skyhook’s hybrid location technology. Kipp received his BS in Computer Science from the University of Nebraska as well as an MS and ABD in CS from Georgia Tech.
Skyhook is a global location network with more than 4.5 billion Wi-Fi access points and millions of venues. The massive amount of data collected powers all of our products, providing the best location for any app or device – and delivering it with unmatched context.
We are changing the world through behavioral analytics, creating a way for companies and agencies to gather data on consumers’ mobile behavior, improving customer experience and allowing advertisers to reach their audiences in new and relevant ways.