Rich Valde is a Manager of Engineering at HERE, a Nokia company. He leads a team that develops tools to create Venue maps and passionate about indoor mapping. Previously, Rich worked in the embedded computing and Fleet Management spaces. Other professional interests include creating effective development teams using the Agile Software development process. Before entering the technical world, Rich worked as a singing waiter, a voice coach for a Youth Theater and a musician. He currently enjoys long walks, a good cup of coffee and reading good books on a variety of topics.