David Martin

Director of Geo Data Operations, Google

David is currently Director of Geo Platform Strategic Initiatives for Google. Prior to this he led the global Geo Data Operations team that build and maintain Google Maps and also was Google's Director of EMEA Finance and Business Intelligence. Before joining Google in 2005, David was Head of Strategic Planning for eircom (now eir). He worked for several years as a Management Consultant with McKinsey & Co. before which he was Business Development Manager for an opto-electronics start-up based in Dublin. David started his career as an Electronic Engineer working with the Toshiba Corporation both in the USA as an Advanced Market Development Engineer and also as a Laser Application Engineer based in Tokyo, Japan.