Rebecca Moore is a computer scientist and longtime software professional. At Google,
she conceived and leads the Google Earth
program, which supports nonprofits, communities and indigenous peoples
around the world in applying Google's mapping tools to the world's pressing problems in
areas such as environmental conservation, human rights and creating a sustainable
society. Her personal work using Google Earth was instrumental in stopping the logging
than a thousand acres of redwoods in her Santa Cruz Mountain community.
Rebecca also initiated and leads the development of Google
, a new technology platform which supports global-scale data-mining
of satellite imagery for
societal benefit. Rebecca received a bachelor's degree with honors from Brown
University in Artificial Intelligence, a master's degree from Stanford University, and
is currently on leave from the Stanford Ph.D. program in Computer Science.