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Profile of Ed Parsons

Ed Parsons

Geospatial Technologist, Google

Ed Parsons is the Geospatial Technologist of Google, with responsibility for evangelising Google’s mission to organise the world’s information using geography. In this role, he maintains links with Governments, Universities, Research and Standards Organisations which are involved in the development of Geospatial Technology. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Open Geospatial Consortium and was co-chair of the W3C/OGC Spatial Data on the Web Working Group.

Recent contributions

Geospatial skills will underpin everything – how the UK can benefit

Geographers will be in the driving seat when it comes to the UK’s future economy. With an increase in the adoption of geospatial technologies, geography skills will continue to grow in demand.