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Sim Simeonov, CTO at Swoop

Sim Simeonov

CTO, Swoop

Sim Simeonov is the founding CTO of Swoop, a startup that brings the power of search advertising to content. Previously, Sim was the founding CTO at Ghostery, the platform for safe & fast digital experiences, and Thing Labs, a social media startup acquired by AOL. Earlier, Sim was vice president of emerging technologies and chief architect at Macromedia (now Adobe) and chief architect at Allaire, one of the first Internet platform companies. He blogs at blog.simeonov.com, tweets as @simeons and lives in the Greater Boston area with his wife, son and an adopted dog named Tye.

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Goal-Based Data Production: The Spark of a Revolution

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