Technical Competence

BAM has been recognized by his peers and repeatedly honored for his achievements, leadership, innovation and excellence. He has always been good at his job because he has the tools to become good at any job. He's a hard worker and a leader, and he wants to work for you, as Kansas Secretary of State.

  • National Academy of Engineering

    Brian McClendon, vice president of engineering, Google, inducted into the National Academy of Engineering for strategic, technical, and managerial leadership resulting in widespread accurate and useful geographic information. Read more...

  • American Geographical Society

    The O.M. Miller Medal, awarded by the American Geographical Society (AGS), is one of several prestigious honors given by the Society. Mr. Brian McClendon, Research Professor at Kansas University was awarded the medal on November 17th, 2017 during the AGS Fall Symposium, “Geography 2050: The Future of Mobility” at Columbia University. Read more...

  • University of Kansas

    Software engineer... to receive honorary degrees from KU. The Kansas Board of Regents on Wednesday approved granting a Doctor of Science to Brian McClendon for outstanding contributions to the fields of electrical engineering and computer science... Read more...

  • United Nations

    United Nations Champions of the Earth Laureate, 2013 - Brian McClendon, VP Google Maps. Champions of the Earth is the United Nations' flagship environmental award that recognizes outstanding visionaries and leaders in the fields of policy, science, entrepreneurship, and civil society action. The Award, which is organised by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), seeks to honour men and women whose actions and leadership have made a positive impact on the environment. Read more...

  • President's Medal. Geographical Society of America

    2010 President's Medal. The President’s Medal was established to recognize individuals, groups, or entities whose impact has profoundly enhanced the geoscience profession both through advancing our science and through promoting geoscience in the service of humankind. The founders of Keyhole, Inc., are most worthy recipients of this honor. Read more...