Frank San Miguel

Frank San Miguel
Founder, Concharto


Frank San Miguel is the founder of Concharto, an encyclopedic atlas of history and happenings that anyone can edit. He was one of the original creators of Mapquest and has held leadership positions at a number of other internet startups in media and insurance (CondéNet, Channelpoint, Fusura). Frank is also the President/CTO of San Miguel Technology, LLC, and an adjunct faculty member at the University of Delaware Department of Computer Science. His blog is at


Wikipedia has transformed how people think about collaboration and challenged long-standing traditions about creation and distribution of knowledge. Yet the wiki form has hardly changed in the past 10 years. The next logical step is to enable Wikipedia-style mass collaboration on a map. This presentation discusses the necessary components to make it happen.
  • Autodesk
  • Google
  • ESRI
  • Nokia
  • DigitalGlobe
  • Earthscape
  • LightPole
  • MapJack
  • MapQuest
  • MetaCarta
  • Microsoft
  • Poly9
  • Skyhook Wireless
  • TeleAtlas
  • Yahoo! Inc.
  • Zvents
  • BNet

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