Blaise Agüera y Arcas is a software architect, designer, and imagery authority at Google. As of 2010, he was the architect of Bing Maps and Bing Mobile. In 2011 he was named a Distinguished Engineer at Microsoft.
He founded Seadragon Software in 2003, which was acquired by Microsoft Live Labs in 2006. He has led later development of the Photosynth software suite.