I have a history of entrepreneurship, and a deep technical knowledge of NLP, Information Retrieval, Machine Learning, and the mobile space. I have continuously innovated a variety of information access and data science technologies, and understand business and market needs quickly and deeply.
Innovation in Data Science
- Able to combine data science techniques such as machine learning and NLP to solve seemingly intractable business and technical problems.
- Solutions that I have implemented have resulted highly-valuable patented IP, and immediate and substantial business gain.
- History of pro-actively solving business problems with data science solutions, leading to substantial gains before they were imagined or expected
History of entrepreneurship and innovation in information access technology:
Founded and led highly successful Knowledge Management company to sustained profitability
- Started in basement, raised > $20M in venture money from great VC firms (Sutter Hill, Walden, Partech)
- Won key customers like Apple and Fidelity
- Defined and developed the Information Retrieval / Natural Language / Knowledge management blend of technology which constitutes the company's core IP
- Acquisition by Oracle announced July 2011
Understanding of mobile space, deep technical ability in mobile development
Designed and implemented multiple apps currently in Apple's app store
- Five Feature-complete apps currently in store
- Of apps created: multiple listings in top 25, 50, 200 in multiple categories
- App technologies implemented include: cloud-based server-side programming, animations, accelerometer, more.