As a VP of engineering at Google, BAM was a manager of multinational teams numbering in the thousands. He's a serial founder, an inventor, an investor, an advisor and a board member. He understands business because he's built businesses and because he's helped others to build their businesses too. Starting a business is hard enough, the State of Kansas shouldn’t make it any harder.
BAM is an experienced startup investor and Board member. He serves on the Advisory Board of Firebrand Ventures, a Midwest regional venture fund. He sits on the Technology Advisory Council of CTA which organizes The International Consumer Electronics Show. He has advised well over 20 businesses and been active in Kansas startups since 2015.
BAM has been sharing his business experience with students in Kansas for a decade. In the last year alone, he's given talks at over 50 schools and dozens of businesses and organizations.
BAM joined Uber in 2015 to grow and lead teams in mapping, self-driving, and machine learning.
After Keyhole was acquired in 2004, BAM spent a decade building and leading the teams behind Google Earth, Google Maps and Street View.