Walt Doyle
CEO, uLocate


Walt’s passion for emerging technology has kept him on the leading edge of consumer media and technology for over 15 years. Prior to joining uLocate in 2005, Walt was a GM of MapQuest (TWX). His career began in Hong Kong with Dow Jones (DJ), then spanned executive level appointments with GameSpot (CNET), Net2Phone (IDT), and DialPad (YHOO). Walt’s ability to identify emerging technology trends, create corporate strategy, and build winning teams puts him squarely at the helm of uLocate. Walt left San Francisco for his native home of Boston in 2005 where he and his family are outdoor enthusiasts who enjoy fishing, biking, hockey, and travel. He is a graduate of Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia.


Location: Salon A-F Level: Novice
Greg Sterling (Search Engine Land), Ian White (Urban Mapping, Inc), Walt Doyle (uLocate)
Geodata is expensive to acquire and used to be very hard to access. This has changed online and geodata is being spread across the web -- often at little cost to the smaller sites, but at great cost to the providers. These mashups and applications built around maps have proven enormously popular with developers and many users. Read more.
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  • DigitalGlobe
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  • LightPole
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  • MapQuest
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  • Yahoo! Inc.
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