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VP, Engineering @
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12 Investments in 11 Companies
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Brian leads the engineering group for Google's geo products, which include Google Maps, Earth, Local Search, SketchUp, Street View, Ocean, Mars and Moon.

Brian joined Google in 2004 via the acquisition of Keyhole Corporation where he was head of engineering, a founder, and a member of the board.

Prior to Keyhole, Brian was a founder at Intrinsic Graphics and an Engineering Director at @Home Network.

Previously, he spent eight years at Silicon Graphics developing high-end workstation 3D graphics subsystems like GT, GTX, RealityEngine and InfiniteReality. He holds two issued patents including the one for KML, which is now an open standard for GIS data.

Brian has a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from the University of Kansas.

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VP Engineering
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DateInvested InRoundDetails
Dec, 2015$4.5M / Series APersonal Investment
Sep, 2015$245k / SeedPersonal Investment
Sep, 2015$700k / SeedPersonal Investment
Nov, 2014$775k / AngelPersonal Investment
Sep, 2013$2.1M / SeedPersonal Investment
May, 2013$3M / AngelPersonal Investment
Nov, 2011$1.44M / SeedPersonal Investment
Jun, 2011$1.3M / SeedPersonal Investment
Jun, 2011undisclosed amount / AngelPersonal Investment
Feb, 2011$1.2M / SeedPersonal Investment
Oct, 2010$1M / SeedPersonal Investment
Oct, 2009$2.3M / Series APersonal Investment

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