Mathieu de Fayet

Mathieu is VP of Strategic Partnerships at Niantic Inc, a startup originally incubated within Google, which builds mobile real-world experiences that foster fun, exploration, discovery and social interaction. Niantic was founded by John Hanke, who previously helmed the Google Geo team (including Google Maps and Google Earth) after his startup Keyhole was acquired by Google. Mathieu joined Niantic at its inception in 2012. Prior to that, Mathieu was the Head of Google’s Partnerships Program for Advertising Agencies. He is an Advisory Board Member at RedVisitor, a Travel and Lifestyle Media Group, and a Mentor at UC Berkeley’s Global Social Venture Competition.