Tom Alby, Director, International Search Products, Ask.com
Since September 2006, Tom is Responsible for the international search products at Ask.com. He used to work as a Director Product & Project Management, at Seekport where apart from the rollout of the Seekport search engine to Europe, he was responsible for the development of a blog search.
From 1999 to 2004, Tom was Responsible for all Lycos search engines, among them also HotBot and Fireball, Management of key projects such as the first Lycos premium services (paid submissions).
He is also the author of two books: “Web 2.0. Konzepte, Anwendungen und Technologien” (Web 2.0. Concepts, Applications and Technologies) and “Suchmaschinenoptimierung. Professionelles Website-Marketing fuer besseres Ranking” (Search Engine Optimization. Professional Website Marketing for a better ranking)