Kris Kolodziej
Associate Director - LBS, Verizon Wireless

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Kris Kolodziej is the Associate Director of LBS at Verizon Wireless, driving various LBS programs and initiatives, including Verizon’s LBS Developer Platform, NavBuilder. Kris has been in the LBS field for about a decade, during which he was responsible for research, technology engineering and business innovation for Silicon Valley startups as well as large organizations. Before joining Verizon Wireless, he was the CTO of Spime Inc. Kris has authored the highly anticipated book: “Local Positioning Systems: LBS Services and Applications.” Kris holds graduate degrees from MIT.


Marketing Ballroom E
Darian Shirazi (Fwix), Jacek Grebski (Badger Media LLC), Lukas Biewald (CrowdFlower), Maria Zhang (UrbanQ, Inc.), Jeffrey Martin (360 Cities), Kris Kolodziej (Verizon Wireless), Benjamin Sann (
Come join 9 product launches at Where 2.0. Each company will be given 4 minutes to demo. Read more.
Business & Strategy Ballroom F
Kris Kolodziej (Verizon Wireless), Bryan Trussel (Glympse Inc.), Holger Luedorf (Foursquare)
The key to location is the mobile phone. It used to be that carriers held the key, but now that's been abstracted away to the OS level. Startups don't need the carrier to know where their users are anymore. A boat was missed. In the future how can carriers work with technology companies? Read more.
  • Nokia
  • OnStar
  • Esri
  • AT&T Interactive
  • Google
  • Rackspace Hosting
  • AND Automotive Navigation Data
  • C3 Technologies
  • Ditto
  • Facebook
  • Factual
  • MapQuest
  • Microsoft Corporation

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