Javier de la Torre is founder and Chief Strategy Officer of CARTO. One of the pioneers of location intelligence, Javier founded the company with a vision to democratize data analysis and visualization. Under his leadership, CARTO has grown from a groundbreaking idea into one of the fastest growing geospatial companies in the world.
In 2007, he founded Vizzuality, a renowned geospatial company dedicated to bridging the gap between science and policy making by the better use of data.
Over the past few months we have been working with Databricks to add built-in support for H3, and this added functionality was released recently. Native support for H3 mean...News
After announcing our Sustainability Partnership with Google Cloud last October, we’re excited to further expand on the work and real-world solutions we’ve been developing t...News
Today we are happy to introduce the first community proposal for GeoParquet. Our goal is to standardize the storage of geospatial vector data in Parquet, a very popular col...Technology
As we continue in our mission to help our customers unlock spatial analytics in the cloud, today we are excited to announce the general availability of the CARTO Spatial Ex...News
True to our mission of unlocking spatial analytics in the cloud, today we are thrilled to announce the beta launch of the CARTO Spatial Extension for Databricks.News
On Sunday the Cumbre Vieja volcano on La Palma in the Spanish Canary Islands started erupting causing the destruction of 300 homes and forcing the evacuation of more than 6...Use Cases
Exciting news for Snowflake users! As part of our commitment to enabling geospatial analysis natively within the cloud, today we are announcing the launch of our Spatial Ex...News
At CARTO, we firmly believe that the future of geospatial analysis lies in the realm of next generation cloud data warehouses. Traditional data sources (such as census data...Use Cases
As the volume of data with a location component continues to grow exponentially, both geospatial analysts and data scientists are looking to scale their analytical workflow...Use Cases
Introducing BigQuery TilerNews
Map visualization on the web has evolved a lot in recent years. We have seen a rapid shift to Vector Tiles and more visualizations powered by the Graphics Processing Unit (...News
As announced at Google Cloud Next ‘20, we are very pleased to provide more details about our BigQuery Tiler which is now available as a beta.News
For the past few months we have been making our platform freely available for those working on COVID-19 analysis, regularly adding public data sets from a wide range of pro...Spatial Data
It seems already like an eternity since the new SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus emerged in the Chinese city of Wuhan in late 2019. Now, its related disease, COVID-19, has turned int...Spatial Data
As you may have seen in last week’s announcement, we are now working very closely with the Google BigQuery team to support the creation of a next generation spatial data in...News
Today, at the Spatial Data Science Conference, we presented the recently launched Data Observatory 2.0 (DO). A new platform to discover and consume location data for spatia...News
Getting your data connected is usually the first step in working with the CARTO platform. That data might be in files, databases, URLs, services, etc. The options are numer...News
Today we are excited to announce a new partnership with Mapbox that better integrates each company’s services with one another. For some time customers have requested this ...News
Vector tiles are the building blocks for maps and location applications that need to quickly create smooth interactive experiences. When analyzing and visualizing a lot of ...Core Tech
Traditional sales analytics tools have made location-based decisions difficult, but these capabilities are becoming more important for companies looking to remain competiti...News
We will be in San Diego next week for the 2016 Esri User Conference. To hit the ground running, we are scheduling meetings to show off our latest technology, as well as hos...News
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