Lalitesh Katragadda, an alumnus of IIT-Bombay and a PhD in Robotics from the Carnegie Mellon University, is credited with developing Google Mapmaker, a tool that eventually led to the creation of Google Maps. He joined Google in 2002, when a robotics start-up he had founded in San Francisco was acquired by the search giant. Lalitesh Katragadda later moved to India to set up Google's India operations, the first International Engineering Centre for the Mountain View, California Headquartered Company.
ELDER GRANGER, MAJOR GENERAL (RETIRED), MD, FACP, FACPE, CMQ
After 37 years of Military service, Major General Elder Granger retired as the Deputy Director and Program Executive Officer of the TRICARE Management Activity, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Health Affairs), in Washington, DC, and now consults and advises on healthcare and defense healthcare issues in the public and private sectors. He also led and executed a $19 Billion Dollars Defense Health Program, ensuring high-quality, accessible healthcare for 9.4 Million Uniformed Service members, their families, retirees and others located worldwide.
Martin Gates is the co-founder and CTO of PayCycle (acquired by Intuit in 2009), and a former Vice- President of Technology at Intuit. He has also served as a Strategic Adviser to technology companies.
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