People Search – Search SIG – Tuesday, May 8th

Update!

This should be a good one! People search is fast becoming a leading vertical search category, with many different approaches to solve the problem. We have three of the leading thinkers in the game on our panel, plus Michael Arrington of TechCrunch Moderating. “Find yourself” at this awesome event!

Michael Tanne - CEO Wink

Jaideep Singh – CEO Spock

Bryan Burdick – COO ZoomInfo

  • 30% of all searches on Google or Yahoo! are for specific people or people related.
  • Marge Simpson “googled” herself for the first time on the latest episode of The Simpsons
  • Is there room for a smart new company to take the place of a general search engine to provide better and more accurate results for people queries?
  • What’s more important… the head or the tail?
  • What about disambiguation? How can that be achieved?
  • How does the concept of identity management play in to all of this?
  • more more more!

Come and join us…

Time: 6:30 (registration) 7:00 (presentation)

Where: Building 43 – Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043

See you there!

Here it is on Upcoming: http://upcoming.yahoo.com/event/183783/

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14 Comments on “People Search – Search SIG – Tuesday, May 8th”


  1. […] I am moderating a panel tonight on people search at Google headquarters in Mountain View. This is an open event with a small fee to attend, more details here. […]

  2. mike454 Says:

    What does Michael Arrington have to do with ‘Search?’


  3. […] Beach, the new co-chair of the SDForum Search SIG. He has put together a very interesting event for Tuesday Night over at Google on People Search. Very interesting topic that has seen a bunch of activity over the past couple of years, and it is […]


  4. […] People Search – Search SIG – Tuesday, May 8thPeople search is fast becoming a leading vertical search category, with many different approaches to solve the problem. We have three of the leading thinkers in the game on our panel, plus Michael Arrington of TechCrunch Moderating. … […]


  5. […] People Search – Search SIG – Tuesday, May 8thPeople search is fast becoming a leading vertical search category, with many different approaches to solve the problem. We have three of the leading thinkers in the game on our panel, plus Michael Arrington of TechCrunch Moderating. … […]


  6. […] People Search – Search SIG – Tuesday, May 8thPeople search is fast becoming a leading vertical search category, with many different approaches to solve the problem. We have three of the leading thinkers in the game on our panel, plus Michael Arrington of TechCrunch Moderating. … […]


  7. […] People Search – Search SIG – Tuesday, May 8thPeople search is fast becoming a leading vertical search category, with many different approaches to solve the problem. We have three of the leading thinkers in the game on our panel, plus Michael Arrington of TechCrunch Moderating. … […]


  8. […] Beach, the new co-chair of the SDForum Search SIG. He has put together a very interesting event for Tuesday Night over at Google on People Search. Very interesting topic that has seen a bunch of activity over the past couple of years, and it is […]


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  10. mikehype1 Says:

    Very insightful post. But what does Michael Arrington have to do with people search?

  11. saranpol Says:

    For me http://com.lullar.com is the best people search engine.

  12. affiloblueprintreviewguide Says:

    Wow, I didn’t know that searching people and there datas is such a lucrative niche. Thanks a lot. Will surely update my site about it.

  13. affiloblueprintreviewguide Says:

    I dont know where to start. I would check out http://www.google.com to search people. :)

  14. SearchBug Says:

    Does anyone have notes from this People Search SIG? I’m launching http://www.wikipeoplesearch.com and invite anyone with legitimate Wiki “encycolpedia” type information to post. I find very little information in other Wiki’s dedicated to this huge vertical market. Thank you.


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