Clay Loges, chief executive of the Web-based service Yodio, founded numerous start-up companies, and built and sold numerous multimillion-dollar businesses, including the chain Speedi-Lube, which pioneered quick-oil service in the Puget Sound region. The chain was sold and now operates as Jiffy Lube. Loges’ latest venture, Yodio, allows people to record and match voice commentary to digital photos.
YodioTours is building the world’s largest collection of self-guided tours for iPhones and Android smartphones. YodioTours is a brand new, energetic, nimble, mobile approach to memorable travel experiences for smart-phone carrying travelers. Combining the technologies of smart phones and the internet, these tours are the affordable alternative to having your own personal guide when sightseeing. Travelers benefit from local experts sharing their insider knowledge about their community’s attractions and destinations, and the info is available anytime and anywhere.
MO: Where did the inspiration for Yodio come from?