I'm looking forward to working on open, interoperable social networks in my new role at Google.
Jun 2005 - Present
I helped launch the microformats.org community site at Supernova 2005, with sponsorship from CommerceNet and other organizations. I am currently the primary legal and organizational contact for the microformats community.
Sep 1996 - Present
Founded and led a “Standards Strategy Consulting” practice that provided training and advice to major corporations (such as Sun Microsystems, Canon, McKinsey & Associates, and Apple Computer) and startups (Teledesic, Jabber.com, and Endeavors). We published an influential study that was the first to criticize Wireless Application Protocol (WAP 1.0) by championing open Web standards in its place. Wrote for IEEE Internet Computing from 1997-2000, as a columnist on the history of Internet protocol design.
Oct 2009 - Sep 2010
knx.to helps you find anyone you connect to, fast. It's the first service to work with multiple social network APIs to download, index, and search you personal ‘social graph.’ Instead of creating yet another address book, knx.to is a new product from Ångströ that adds real-time activity streams to your contacts to give you an instant read on what your connections are up to, right now.
Sep 2006 - Sep 2010
Ångströ helps deliver precisely the information you wanted -- just news about the right person, just alerts about the right company, even just photos of the your closest friends. We're experimenting with several new products around our text-analysis and relationship-analysis algorthms that bring "publish/subscribe" event notifications to a much broader market.
Nov 1999 - May 2008
Founding CEO of a startup based on my graduate research. Raised angel funding, initial customers, developed patented technology, and Series A financing from Kleiner, Perkins and Palomar Ventures. Later, as CTO and Director helped develop KnowNow's position as a leader in the Real-Time Enterprise marketplace.
University of California, Irvine
1998 - 2003
Co-organized the Institute for Software Research (ISR) Workshops on Internet-Scale Event Notification (WISEN '98) and Internet-Scale Technology (TWIST '99).
1991 - 1995
Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURF) in modern American literature, graph theory, and parallel programming.