Beyond search entrepreneur. Started out at Xerox PARC, spun out Inxight, a pioneering company on text analytics and information visualization, his path took him through building products for governments, publishers, enterprises and end users. He's now taking his shot at iCurrent to deliver personalized news for the mainstream audience.
By Ramana Rao on April 5, 2010
Ken Doctor’s recent book, Newsonomics is a fine tour of the forces (a tour de force) transforming the news industry as we enters “the Digital News Decade.” Though the disruption has been underway for a dozen years and the crisis for the news industry crescendoed to a clamor in 2009, it is still too early […]
By Ramana Rao on November 26, 2009
Time to pick up the Information Flow story again. The next leg for me is iCurrent. Over the last 2+ years, I’ve been working with a fabulous team with the full support of the VC I wished for to build a product for personalized news delivery for the mainstream audience. Two years quietly building a [...]
By Ramana Rao on November 18, 2009
Just over two years ago, we set out to build the iCurrent we have today. We envisioned a news and information service that works for the same broad audience served by newspapers, magazines, radio, and television. It would be comprehensive and balanced, retaining much of what we so greatly appreciate in traditional media; [...]