Joaquin Cuenca Abela has been an active member of the free software community, and in particular of GNOME.
In the summer of 2005 he founded on Panoramio together with Eduardo Manchón. He has been working full time on Panoramio since 2006. In 2007 Panoramio was adquired by Google, being the first spanish company that Google adquired. He has been working at Google as the tech leader of Panoramio since then.