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Geospatial Hall of Fame- Kanwar Chadha: How Mr. GPS changed the world

Kanwar Chadha, based in Silicon Valley, is a well-known visionary, entrepreneur and technologist. As a founder of SiRF Technology, he established its vision of ‘GPS for Consumers’, led the marketing and strategy to establish SiRF as the leading provider of GPS enabled location technology to mainstream markets and helped take the company public in 2004.

Chadha’s unmatched passion and unparalleled contributions in the field of GPS has laid the foundation for vibrant and socially relevant geospatial industry, offering location and spatial dimension to our society. His vision towards creating and nurturing SiRF Technology, has empowered commercialization and commoditization of location-based services across almost every sector, making a difference in world economy and society.