PhD in Computer Science, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Technical background in machine learning and artificial intelligence. Formerly: Research Associate, University of Illinois, co-invented first accurate technique for estimating time complexity of genetic algorithms; developer of MineSet, a data mining product, SGI; with Google: one of first 10 employees; Director, Googlettes; Distinguished Engineer, co-developed targeting technology behind AdSense; Engineering Manager, Search Appliance; co-author, original product plan for the AdWords Online system. Angel investor and adviser to start-ups focusing on Internet applications, machine learning, advertising technologies and biotechnology. Founder, imo.im.