Products & Leadership

The future of Maps and how Augmented Reality is going to change how we navigate the world

Philipp Kandal - Head of Geo @ Grab

Live remote

10th November, 10:30-11:00

Maps have been one of the killer applications of Smartphones helping us all not to get lost. With new capabilities becoming available the next major iteration with Augmented Reality is near and promising many amazing new applications coming to live.

Philipp Kandal


Philipp has started his new position as the Head of Geo at Grab. Before this, he was VP of Engineering @ Telenav where he was in charge of a team of 250+ engineering team in Silicon Valley, Romania and China. Before skobbler was acquired by Telenav in 2014 he was co-founder and CTO of skobbler, a pioneering navigation company. Philipp is deeply passionate about how autonomous vehicles will transform transportation and save millions of lives. Besides this, Philipp is an avid believer in startups and follows this passion as an angel investor and advisor for several young companies. He is an expert in emerging markets and offers regular coaching and trainings. You can follow Philipp on Twitter @apphil, on his blog apphil.net or connect with him on LinkedIn