the team

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Daniel Alarcon-Rubio

Founder

Daniel is a leader, technologist, and engineer with more than 20 years of experience in digital mapping, IoT, radio frequency engineering, robotics, mobile devices, autonomous cars, and drones. He served as Chief Technology Officer of HERE and  AirMap. Prior to this, he was a leader at Nokia and Motorola, and the Chief Technology Officer and Chief Architect of the Symbian Foundation. 

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Matthias Ettrich

Founder

Matthias is a passionate software engineering leader with 20 years of hands-on professional experience. He was VP of Engineering at the Norwegian software company Trolltech - creators of Qt - and a chief software architect at Nokia. For his open source contributions - among others the creation of the Linux user interface project KDE - he received the medal of merit of the Federal Republic of Germany in 2009.

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Michael Halbherr

Chairman

Dr. Michael Halbherr, Ph.D., serves as a board member at Zurich Insurance. Prior to this, he was part of the Leadership Team at Nokia and Chief Executive Officer of HERE. He spent four years with the Laboratory of Computer Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and he holds a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering from the Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) of Zurich.