Marius Swanepoel is Director Maps within the Maps Division of TomTom, based in Lebanon, New Hampshire. TomTom is a global location technology specialist that shapes mobility and an autonomous future with navigation software, real-time maps, traffic, and services.
After various Project Management roles in Europe, Marius joined mapping pioneer TomTom in Ghent in 2007. Excited by the company’s propulsion of mapping solutions to a global audience. His bold management style quickly led to international appointments in Southern Africa and North America consecutively.
With more than fifteen years of experience in the mapping industry, ranging from leading large-scale software engineering programs to leading operational teams, Marius has a firm understanding of the mapping industry: “the challenge is not building the map, but rather change detection and how and when to update the map”.