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Noble, currently CEO and Chief Technology Officer of local computer networking company NetPriva, has spent most of his working life in northern California after getting a Masters degree in Computing Science from Stanford University.
In 1996 he founded NetMind which was acquired in 2000 by Intellisync, San Jose (NASDAQ:SYNC), subsequently bought by Nokia (NYSE:NOK).
He remained at Intellisync as VP of Engineering until 2002, until joining Foursticks as CTO, where he was instrumental in bringing Foursticks technology to market.
The Foursticks technology was acquired by NetPriva in 2005. Alan has been granted seven U.S. patents and has several others pending.
Prior to NetMind, Noble spent eight years working for Schlumberger in various software development and management positions. He has also consulted for several Silicon Valley companies, including Tibco, Ericsson and Pure Software.
With Pure software Alan secured seed funding and assisted in the early development of the startup. Pure Software merged with Atria Software and listed on the NASDAQ in 1996 and was acquired by Rational Software in 1997, now a division of IBM.
Before moving to the US in 1986, Alan lived and worked in Japan for 3 years, where he held positions with NEC Switching Systems, and two startup companies. He has also lived in The Netherlands and speaks fluent Japanese.
Search Engine Room
1 February, 2007
Australia's first Group Buying Summit was staged in Sydney on May 7, 2012. It was a good day with 135 delegates and lots great presentations. Speakers included:
Search Engine Room, Australia's original search event, is returning to Sydney in mid November, 2012.
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Meanwhile, check out images from the last Search Engine Room below.