Nokia Developer Champion Craig Miller founded Spatial Minds — a U.S. geo-spatial research, development, and consulting firm — in 2004 and has more than 20 years of experience designing, implementing, and managing location-based services (LBS). He is also an advocate of Qt, Nokia’s application and UI framework. Craig is a cofounder of the Seattle (Washington) Qt User group, and he recently organized the group’s booth at LinuxFest Northwest, which featured local businesses and their Qt apps. Craig is also an active member of the Cascadia Users of Geospatial Open Source (CUGOS) and the author of Spatial Minds’ Hello World blog.
Prior to forming his company, Craig was a Senior Software Engineer with Autodesk Location Services, where he developed innovative LBS products, designed the COM plug-in API for the tablet-based Onsite View, and earned an LBS-related patent. Craig holds a master’s degree in Spatial Information Science and Engineering, and he has done research at the University of Maine National Center for Geographic Information Analysis and Battelle Pacific Northwest National Labs’ Remote Sensing Group. Craig also has hands-on experience and formal training in nearly all aspects of wired and wireless enterprise, mobile, and desktop location-based solutions. He has been a Nokia Developer member since 2010.