Jeremy Irish

Jeremy Irish
President & CEO, Groundspeak


Jeremy is the President and CEO of Groundspeak and founded in September 2000 as the first official web site for the geocaching hobby. Jeremy spent four years as a Cryptologic Linguist before graduating from the University of Maryland. He has over 11 years experience in web-based application development including three years as a Webmaster at General Electric. Jeremy manages the Groundspeak development team and is responsible for the majority of Groundspeak’s platform development.


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Jeremy Irish (Groundspeak)
In the real world there is no extra man and you can't restore a previous save game if you say the wrong thing. Creating real-world games with GPS can have many unusual, sometimes amusing, pitfalls when using this new medium. Let's explore some real world examples from the community and unscientific results when using location as a gaming platform. Read more.
Wherigo is the first commercially available platform for location-based games, launched at CES in January 2008 on the [device to be announced at CES]. Grab your sneakers and join Groundspeak in playing an exciting outdoor game with the new device—and learn how you can create your own experiences in the real world.
  • Autodesk
  • Google
  • ESRI
  • Nokia
  • DigitalGlobe
  • Earthscape
  • LightPole
  • MapJack
  • MapQuest
  • MetaCarta
  • Microsoft
  • Poly9
  • Skyhook Wireless
  • TeleAtlas
  • Yahoo! Inc.
  • Zvents
  • BNet

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