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Thursday, September 26 • 10:55am - 11:15am
The Web’s Next 20 Years with Rich Skrenta and Hugh Williams

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Web veteran Rich Skrenta, CEO of Blekko, co-founder of Topix and a veteran of Netscape and the DMOZ directory takes a look ahead and leads this forward looking session. 

Joining him will be longtime web technologist and innovator Hugh Williams,  who's now Ebay’s vice president of experience, search and platforms.

Moderators
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Robert Scoble

Futurist, Rackspace
As Futurist for Rackspace, the leading Managed Cloud Computing Company, Scoble travels the world looking for what’s happening on the bleeding edge of technology for Rackspace. He’s interviewed thousands of executives and technology innovators and reports what he learns in books (“The Age of Context,” a book coauthored with Forbes author Shel Israel), YouTube, and many social media sites where he’s followed by... Read More →

Speakers
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Rich Skrenta

CEO, Blekko
Rich Skrenta is Founder of the search engine company Blekko, Inc., and serves as its Chief Executive Officer. He co-founded the news aggregation site Topix. Between 1989 and 1991, Rich worked at Commodore Business Machines with Amiga Unix. Between 1991 and 1995 he worked at Unix System Labs and from 1996 to 1998 with IP-level encryption at Sun Microsystems. He later left Sun and became one of the founders of the Open Directory Project. He... Read More →
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Hugh Williams

Vice President, Experience, Search and Platforms, Ebay
Hugh E. Williams has spent twenty years researching and developing search engines and web services, and a few before that running his own startup. | | Hugh is the Vice President of Experience, Search, and Platforms at eBay, where his responsibilities include eBay’s search engine, most of eBay’s global user experiences, and some of eBay’s platforms. He previously managed a large R&D team at Microsoft’s Bing, where he... Read More →


Thursday September 26, 2013 10:55am - 11:15am
IGR (Insanely Great Room) LL21ABC San Jose Convention Center

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