Jim Young

Jim Young is a business development lead for Esri in Portland. He works with tech companies to explore the use of location data in their products and apps. His passion is the intersection of the physical world and the digital world, including mobile applications, location services, and mobile payments. A pioneer in mobile social networks, Jim founded location-based Jambo Networks before joining Esri. He earned a master’s degree in GIS and remote sensing from Cambridge University and holds a bachelor's degree in history and economics from Southern Methodist University.

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A New Forecast: Human Weather

The weather above us isn’t the only forecast businesses need to tune in to these days.

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Apple Puts Businesses on Alert over Location Tracking

Apple is making location tracking more obvious to mobile device users. Businesses, take notice.

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