Barry Glick is the founder of the original unicorn --- MapQuest.
MapQuest.com launched in 1996 as an early pioneer of both location-based services and the interactive web — two fields that have since exploded. Barry Glick led the company as its CEO for eight years preceding its sale to AOL for a stock deal valued at $1.1 billion.
Since then, he has served as partner or CEO to a number of location-based service companies including mobile GPS navigation company Webraska, real-time geospatial data company ObjectFX, and geo-encryption company GeoCodex.
Now he is the General Partner at Carillon Ventures is an advisory and holding company focused on the intersection of location, information and technology.
He got his BA & PhD from University at Buffalo