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Steve Coast in 2009
20 December 1980
|Known for||founder of OpenStreetMap|
Coast interned at Wolfram Research before studying computing science at University College London (UCL). With Nick Black, he set up ZXV Ltd, a technology consultancy in 2006. In 2008 this became CloudMade after investment by Nikolaj Nyholm and Sunstone Capital. Steve resigned from CloudMade in October 2010, although he is still a shareholder. On 23 November 2010 Coast announced that he had accepted a position as Principal Architect at Microsoft's Bing Mobile.
Personal life 
Coast grew up in Walderslade and London, England. In 2008 he moved to San Francisco and in late 2009 moved to Colorado. Steve and his wife Hurricane Coast (née: McEwen) live in Denver. On 23 November 2010 Coast wrote that he will be moving to Seattle, Washington.
- OpenStreetMap Foundation filing to Companies House (UK) on 17 September 2008.
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- Gorman, Sean (30 June 2008). "Will the Real Steve Coast Please Stand Up?". FortiusOne. Retrieved 30 October 2009.
- "Steve Coast - profile". CloudMade. Archived from the original on 2 August 2008. Retrieved 28 February 2010.
- "I've resigned from CloudMade - SteveC". Blog.stevecoast.com. 5 October 2010. Retrieved 4 December 2010.
- "I’m working at Microsoft and we’re donating imagery to OpenStreetMap!". Steve Coast. Retrieved 23 November 2010.
- "I’m working at Microsoft and we’re donating imagery to OpenStreetMap! - SteveC". Blog.stevecoast.com. 23 November 2010. Retrieved 4 December 2010.
- Steve Coast's website and Blog
- Steve Coast on Twitter
- Keynote speech at 2007 The State of the Map conference
- "Londonist Interviews...OpenStreetMap Guru Steve Coast". Londonist. April 2007. Retrieved 28 February 2010.
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