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G D Ramkumar (Ram) is Co-founder and CEO of Concept.io, the creator of Swell, a delightful mobile app that streams personalized audio news and information. Swell helps you discover new content and expand your mind on the go.

Read more: http://www.crunchbase.com/company/concept-io

Ram was previously Chief Architect for Visual Search at A9.com. He joined A9 via the acquisition of SnapTell, where he was co-founder and CTO. Prior to that, he was Senior Software Architect in the CTO Office of McDATA, via the acquisition of startup Sanera Systems. He has over fifteen years of R&D experience developing scalable software systems. He has been granted ten patents, with eleven more pending, and has published and presented over fifteen research papers in international journals and conferences.

Ram has a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Stanford University. He earned a President's Gold Medal for the best undergraduate academic record at Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai.

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Co-founder and CEO

Apr 1, 2012 - Current   (over 4 years)
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Chief Architect, Visual Search
Aug 1, 2011
Mar 1, 2012
EIR
2006
Jan 6, 2009
Founder and CTO

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