SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- Nov 11, 2010 -- Urban Mapping, Inc (UMI), the web mapping and on-demand data service provider, announced today that technology veteran John Marshall has joined as chief technology officer. Marshall brings more than 20 years of entrepreneurial and executive experience in software development and Internet services to UMI.
As chief technology officer, John will lead all development and operations at UMI, with a focus on its flagship service, Mapfluence, the cloud-based mapping and data analytics platform. Marshall brings a wealth of technology management and entrepreneurial experience in companies ranging from Fortune 100 corporations to Internet startups including AOL Time Warner, Luminaire, Crystal Graphics, Mixtly and Coveted Closet. As vice president of technology architecture at AOL Time Warner he was responsible for platform integration and developing new products in digital rights management. During his seven-year tenure at AOL, he led architecture and development efforts for the flagship AOL client and real-time voice and video communication services, receiving two AOL Technology Excellence Awards for his work. Marshall earned his Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from Harvard College and holds two patents for Internet technologies.
"John's technology leadership at AOL Time Warner, and more recently as founder of Mixtly, a service that combines real-time communication and location services, make him a great fit to lead Urban Mapping's growing engineering team," said Ian White, CEO of Urban Mapping.
About Urban Mapping
Urban Mapping, Inc (UMI) provides web-based mapping and analytics services to simplify the development and deployment of online mapping and data visualization applications by providing technical infrastructure and on-demand data. With Mapfluence, UMI's flagship product, organizations can access an on-demand catalog of 10,000+ high-value variables to query, visualize and analyze data using maps, tables and charts. Mapfluence is a powerful mapping platform accessible via APIs that serves the needs of business users via a standard web browser. Since 2006, leading interactive publishers like Google, Bing, and Yahoo as well as leading enterprises like CoStar Group, Tableau Software and CoreLogic have been utilizing Urban Mapping's geospatial data and technology. For more information, please visit us at www.urbanmapping.com.