|University of Sydney, BEc||1980|
|Economics, Accounting, Computer Science|
|University of Sydney, BSc||1994|
|The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, AMP 11||1992|
Jodee Rich believes social media is creating a global collective consciousness that is rapidly shifting the power base from big business, religion and government to the global consumer.
To power tech innovation, Jodee Learnt code at 11 Took his first company public at 27 Became head of a telco at 35 Founded the biggest social datamine in the world with a team of 8 engineers Created the first transparent, open influence measure indexing 500M profiles Is now working on real time big data intelligence with Darpa
[Career] Throughout his career, Jodee has stood at the forefront of disruptive change. He first wrote code on punch cards in 1972. By 1979 he was writing software for the Apple II 64k microcomputer and subsequently founded Imagineering to market and distribute computer software and hardware. Jodee took Imagineering public in 1987 and grew the company to over 1,000 employees before it was acquired in 1990 by First Pacific. He then established mobile and long distance network operator One.Tel in 1995.
[Founder of PeopleBrowsr] (/company/peoplebrowsr) In 2007 Jodee started PeopleBrowsr, a provider of social media data, campaigns and analytics. The company has developed a DataMine of 1,500 days of collective intelligence from social media to provide marketing campaigns and advanced analytics to Fortune 500 companies and agencies. In 2011 PeopleBrowsr launched Kred, an authoritative measure of community influence and outreach based on social media interactions.
[Creator of Kred] (/company/Kred) PeopleBrowsr has built a 20 Terrabyte 4 year DataMine of public online conversations and provides Data, Campaigns and Advanced Analytics to Fortune 500 Companies. http://www.slideshare.net/peoplebrowsr/peoplebrowsr-summary-deck
Prior to PeopleBrowsr, Rich was the catalyst of several successful technology ventures. In 1980 he established Imagineering, a microcomputer software and hardware distributor with operations in Australia and Southeast Asia. He later formed One.Tel, a service provider of GSM mobile and long distance calls, One.Tel, in 1995. One.Tel UK was purchased by British Gas, a subsidiary of Centrica, for $200 million and over one million customers continue to be served under the One.Tel brand.
Jodee is a frequent speaker at top social media conferences and is noted for his presentations on the potential of social media to produce disruptive change and unlock human potential. Recent appearances the Influence Summit at Ad:tech San Francisco.
[Passions] Jodee is also a pilot, mad scientist, skier, blader, kite surfer, husband (of a banker) and father (of three).
Jodee Rich interviewed at Strata Summit NY 2011Added: 12/24/11
Strata Summit 2011: Jodee Rich, “Move Over Nielsen: Rethinking TV Ratings”Added: 12/24/11