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Nick Brachet
Chief Technology Officer, Skyhook Wireless

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With 15 years of experience in software engineering, Nick Brachet has broad expertise in designing robust, scalable, and adaptable software. As CTO, Mr. Brachet oversees the design and development of Skyhook’s Wi-Fi Positioning System. Prior to joining Skyhook Wireless, he was Chief Architect at Passkey International Inc., the world’s leading online group reservation system, where he was primarily responsible for the development of GroupLink — a system that enables the exchange of reservations between hotels and the Passkey system. The architecture of GroupLink defined a flexible core engine and pluggable modules that allowed rapid integration of disparate hotel reservation systems. Before Passkey, Mr. Brachet was Director of Engineering for edocs Inc., where he was responsible for the architecture, implementation, and release of all new products. Prior to edocs, Mr. Brachet was Lead Architect at Gradient Technologies Inc., and represented the company at the Object Management Group (OMG). Mr. Brachet received a Master of Science in Computer Science from the University of Computer Science and Applied Mathematics in Grenoble, France.

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Ever wonder why GPS isn't the one and only location technology you will ever need and use? Ever wonder how Skyhook Wireless WiFi Positioning System works? Come find out! Read more.
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