Michael Lawrence Sena is an internationally recognized expert in telematics, digital map databases, location-based services and navigation. He holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in architecture and urban planning from Princeton University, practiced both in London and Boston before focusing on computer-aided mapping and geographic information. He has owned and run his consulting practice since 1983 with clients in Europe, North America and Asia in the mapping, automotive, software, system development, telematics service and database industries. During a four-year period, from 1993 through 1996, Michael worked for AB Volvo in Gothenburg, Sweden with responsibility for navigation, traffic information and fleet management data activities.
He has served as an expert delegate to both the European CEN and international ISO standards committees on Digital Map Databases for intelligent transport systems.
Michael lives and works in Sweden with his wife, Britt Marie.