Elad Gil

Elad Gil
Director of Geo, Twitter

Website | @eladgil

Elad is the co-founder and CEO of Mixer Labs, which operates GeoAPI.com. GeoAPI.com provides location as a service for mobile developers and enterprises with geo-information needs (e.g. location broadcast social apps, geo-annotation of Tweets, etc.)

Elad has a long history in mobile local services. Prior to Mixer Labs, Elad started Google’s mobile wireless team. In this capacity he helped to buy 3 companies including Android and was the original PM on Google Mobile Maps. Elad also launched Google’s first location/GPS enabled service – Google Ride Finder on Google Labs.

Prior to Google, Elad was at multiple venture backed startups and at McKinsey & Company.

Elad is an investor or advisor to a number of silicon valley mobile and social media startups.

He recieved his Ph.D. from MIT and received a BS and BA from UC San Diego.


Focus on Mobile, Focus on Real-time
Location: 2010 Level:
Moderated by:
Brady Forrest (O'Reilly Media, Inc.)
Nicole DeMeo (SachManya LLC), Elad Gil (Twitter), Steve Lee (Google), Martin May (Brightkite)
Average rating: ****.
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iPhone and Android will change the social media landscape by allowing location based social services. We will discuss how location can be used as a tool for social media products, how to monetize location based apps, and what tools are available for building location into your app or service. Read more.
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