Monday, April 26, 2010

IJ-7 Keynote Day 1: Google News Founder Krishna Bharat

IJ-7 Day 1 will be keynoted by Krishna Bharat, the Founder of Google News.

Krishna Bharat is a Distinguished Researcher at Google Inc. in Mountain View, Calif., and leads a team developing Google's news products. Krishna is the creator of Google News, which won the 2003 Webby Award in the news category. Also, he received the 2003 World Technology Award for Media & Journalism. In 2004 he founded Google's R&D operations in India and served as the center's first director until 2006. Before joining Google in 1999, he was a member of the research staff at DEC Systems Research Center in Palo Alto, Calif. He graduated with a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Georgia Tech in 1996.

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