Gil Elbaz

Gil Elbaz is an American entrepreneur, investor, and philanthropist best known for co-founding, along with Adam Weissman, Applied Semantics (ASI). He is the founder and CEO of Factual, an information-sharing startup. He is also the founder and Chairman of the Board of the Common Crawl Foundation , a non-profit dedicated to democratizing access to Internet information.
Posts about Gil Elbaz
  • Factual CEO: Machine Learning Could Upend Local Search

    … Gil Elbaz has built his life around numbers. The Los Angeles native spent time as an engineer at IBM in the early 1990s before he made his name building the technology behind AdSense, the product that helped Google turn a popular product into an exceedingly profitable business. These days, Elbaz runs Factual, the L.A.-based startup that provides…

    Steven Jacobs/ Street Fight- 23 readers -
  • My NewCo Los Angeles Picks

    … I love LA. There, I said it. Yes, I made my entire career and life up here in the Bay Area, and the Dodgers bother me immensely. But I was born in LA, I grew up there, and every time I get back, I get homesick for the light, the warm air, the heady nonsense, and – lately – the extraordinary business culture that’s been brewing these past five…

    John Battelle's Search Blog- 9 readers -
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