Mary Hodder is a veteran Silicon Valley technologist, most recently VP Products at Apisiphere, a Berkeley-based geolocation mobile company building an enterprise platform for mobile developers. While at Apisphere, she oversaw the development of 12 mobile products and the platform. She also founded Dabble.com, a social search site organizing video metadata from across the web to help people discover and playlist media they like. Dabble partnered with 1200 sites to indexed 50 million web videos, created a preference engine and prototyped unique advertising matching softwares. She has worked with large and small organizations as an information architect and interaction designer including AP, Rojo, Sphere, Pubsub, Spikesource, Technorati, AllVoices and Dyyno, among other web service social media companies. She has worked with companies in media, MMGgaming, open source software, photo sharing and blog aggregation, and created a survey of the current state of research and development in academia in the area of New Media for the American Press Institute. She is a blogger at Napsterization (http://napsterization.org/stories) and an original author at bIPlog (the first UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism blog, on the topic of intellectual property, security and privacy, which the NY Times claimed would be "the Altamont of journalism"). She has a Masters from the School of Information Management and Systems at UC Berkeley, 2004. Prior to getting her masters, she worked at Adobe Systems for 5 years. And she has a BA from Sarah Lawrence College.
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