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Jeffrey Vander Clute
was president/founder of New Channel Marketing Technologies Inc., of Pasadena, Calif. Prior to forming NCMT, Mr. Vander Clute was vice president of information systems at eZiba.com, responsible for systems infrastructure, back- office integration, and Oracle development. Through May 1999, Vander Clute was global operations manager at Lycos Inc., responsible for both product releases and business development, handling strategic relationships with Bertelsmann A.G., and other partners. He was one of the first 10 employees of Tripod Inc., acquired by Lycos in 1998 for $58-million in stock. From 1996-1998 he was director of Internet technology at Tripod, built the " homepage builder" engine for the 2- million-user Tripod site and managed a multi-disciplined engineering team. He has worked extensively on Apache and Netscape Enterprise server APIs and large- scale databases. Mr. Vander Clute is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Williams College in mathematics and a singer-songwriter-performer who plays guitar. | |
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Jeffrey Vander Clute has written software for Web 1.0, 2.0, and 3.0, and has intimate experience with search engine and other technologies fundamental to media. He is co-founder and CEO of Avanoo, Inc., which developed several notable Web 2.0 applications for social polling, social blogging, social networking, and cause marketing. More recently, Avanoo has created Noo Labs as an R&D entity focused on a promising new direction in semantic computing. Noo Labs is in the process of patenting a "fractal" and "non-dualistic" semantic data model as well as a Semantic Computing Framework that enables applications with semantics "in their DNA". Vander Clute got his start writing one of the top ten most-used applications of Web 1.0, a personal publishing platform called Tripod that eventually had 33 million users around the globe and is profitable to this day.