Chris Sheldrick | Common Language Of Location


Chris Sheldrick
Common Language Of Location

Co-founder of what3words

DO Wales 2016
Running time: 24m 55s

Filed in: Technology


“We want to make the world a more efficient, less frustrating and safer place because that’s all the ways addresses impact peoples lives.”

What3words is a global address system of 57 trillion 3m x 3m squares, each having been given a unique 3-word address. Alongside its successful consumer app and website, what3words' technology is integrated with over 100 partner apps and services around the world, available in over 10 languages and scaling rapidly. In 2015 what3words was a winner of the Grand Prix for Innovation at Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity and were awarded as a Sobrato Organization Economic Development Laureate at Silicon Valley's Tech Awards for Humanity.


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