Consumers in the Cloud - Google and Digital Books

Abe Murray (Google, Inc. )
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Google is building an open ebook platform enabling consumers to buy and read ebooks wherever they are – on Google, on their device of choice, or through retail partners. User’s ebooks are stored in their Google Books library, and accessible on the web (online and offline) as well as through many partner devices preserving user choice as we move into the world of cloud content.

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Abe Murray

Google, Inc.

Abraham Murray is a product manager on Google’s Books team, working on multiple Books products, including Google Editions and Metadata. Prior to Books he worked on Google Maps where he launched the US Voter Info product to answer user questions around [where do I vote] for the 2009 elections.

Prior to joining Google, Abraham was co-founder and CTO of Web 2.0 start-up doodleboard inc., where he directed offshore development and worked on marketing, sales, and fundraising. Earlier, he was a product manager at BAE Systems, where he worked on unmanned aerial vehicles for the Department of Defense.

Abraham earned a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering from the University of Rhode Island, where he graduated summa cum laude. He has a master’s degree in electrical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, where he also graduated summa cum laude, and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.

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Jon Williams
02/24/2010 9:53am EST

Abe was very direct, insightful, and honest with his answers. Learned alot of Google editions

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