• Veriplace
  • AT&T Interactive
  • DigitalGlobe
  • Google
  • Yahoo! Inc.
  • ZoomAtlas
  • Digital Map Products
  • Microsoft Research (MSR)
  • Pitney Bowes Business Insight

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Ryan Block

Ryan Block
Co-founder, gdgt


Ryan is the Co-founder of gdgt, a consumer electronics media startup (funded by True Ventures and Betaworks, among others). He is also former editor/editor emeritus of Engadget, a web magazine and network of sites focused on obsessive coverage of consumer electronics and technology.

Photo credit: Thomas Hawk


Location: Ballroom IV Level: Novice
Ryan Block (gdgt), Paul Cousineau (Palm), Jidesh Veeramachaneni (HTC), Scott Scheuber (Garmin International)
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Location awareness isn't only useful, it's becoming as crucial a feature in new devices as internet connectivity. This panel will explore the role of location in the vision and direction of key product creators, as well as the challenges and opportunities that lie in the future of tomorrow's even smarter location-aware devices. Read more.