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Welcome to the 22nd Annual California GIS Conference. CalGIS 2016 will take place May 10-12 at the Sheraton Park Hotel at the Anaheim Resort.

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Mark Korver, MCP/DA

Amazon Web Services
Geospatial Lead - Solution Architecture
Seattle, WA
Mark Korver is the Geospatial Lead on the Specialist Team at Amazon Web Services (AWS), and is based in Seattle. He has ten years of experience building Cloud solutions both as a customer and employee of AWS. Having founded companies with a geospatial focus, Mark is comfortable speaking about  business development and technical architecture. By virtue of his experience in software development and academic training in innovation theory, Mark is often asked to give executive briefings on Amazon’s Culture of Innovation to new customers. Before becoming the Geospatial Lead at AWS, Mark was the first Solution Architect on the State Local Government and Education team (SLED). During the formative years of AWS and the SLED team, Mark served customers across the US, supporting projects at universities such as MIT, University of Washington, Berkeley and Stanford and working with public customers such as the Seattle Police Department and King County, WA. Prior to Amazon, Mark was CTO/Founder at SpatialCloud LLC, a geo-services startup running on AWS an early adopter of EC2 Spot and S3. Before that, Mark founded and spent 10 years building Alchemedia Inc. a boutique software development firm based in Tokyo. At Alchemedia he helped create a business with core strengths in commercial mortgage loan management systems and delivered geo-enabled applications to customers including Kajima Corp., Autodesk Japan, Minato City Government (Tokyo), NTT group, Lehman Brothers, Misawa Homes, Hitachi, Japan Space Imaging, Zenrin, Shimizu Corp, and the University of Tokyo. Mark holds a Master in City Planning from MIT with a specialization in Technology Transfer as it applies to international development projects and is a native speaker in Japanese.