#IamaGDE: Kristina Simakova

Kristina Simakova
Kristina Simakova

“It’s quite common in the U.S. and Norway that kids get computers early, but I grew up in Russia, and my family couldn’t afford a computer,” she says. “In school, we didn’t have much access to computers.”

Screenshot from Kristina’s Master’s thesis. She didn’t know she was using a beta version of Google Maps at the time!

“I feel like this year had a lot of updates and exciting opportunities for maps developers,” she says.

Developer Relations Program Manager @Google. Foodie, sommelier, world traveler. Passionate about technology.

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