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Jud Valeski

Judson Valeski is the CEO and co-founder of [Gnip] (http://www.crunchbase.com/company/gnip). Previously Jud was Director of Product Management at ... More »Judson Valeski is the CEO and co-founder of [Gnip] (http://www.crunchbase.com/company/gnip). Previously Jud was Director of Product Management at me.dium, an engineering Director at Netscape Communications, a founding member of onebox.com’s engineering team, and a Technical Advisor at AOL. He’s provided M&A technology evaluation, provided client-side/server-side software engineering and Product direction/implementation, and negotiated the Mozilla spin-out from AOL. Over the past decade he has played a central role in the public release of several consumer software products, used by tens of millions of users worldwide.

Gnip Reshuffles As COO Takes The Helm, CEO Jud Valeski Now CTO

With this move, Moody succeeds Jud Valeski, who will be stepping back into the Chief Technology Officer role. Moody had been with Gnip for the past two years and recently spent a lot of time on stage at the company’s second annual Big Boulder data conference. Valeski writes in a ...

Social Data Startup Gnip Shuffles Top Ranks, Names New CEO

Jud Valeski will now become CTO, while Chris Moody moves into the CEO role. Previously, Valeski was CEO while Moody was COO and president. “It catches Chris at a moment in time where his understanding of what we need to do next, coupled with years of direct experience executing at ...

Direct flight from Denver to Tokyo has been years in the making

"(The flight) will definitely impact us," GNIP CEO Jud Valeski said. "Being where we are here in the Denver area is great, but getting to Asia requires a hop to the coast, requiring a layover and then another trip to Japan ... it is an excruciating ordeal. Nonstop flights completely ...

Tweets and Facebook updates are valuable to more than social networks

"There's all this public social data out there that represents this digital consciousness on one end," said Jud Valeski, chief executive of Gnip, a Boulder-based provider of social media data. "On the other end of the spectrum are firms that are trying to leverage that information. " ...

Twitter acquires Boulder's Gnip in effort to squeeze sales from tweets

"There's all this public social data out there that represents this digital consciousness on one end," Gnip co-founder Jud Valeski told The Denver Post in late 2012. "On the other end of the spectrum are firms that are trying to leverage that information. " The University of Southern ...

Twitter acquires Boulder-based Gnip

Gnip, founded in 2007 by Jud Valeski, partnered with Twitter to serve the ‘firehose’ of tweets to other tech companies that do social media analysis and directly to some users, such as big Wall Street firms that used the information to gauge public sentiment and influence trading ...

Twitter agrees to acquire data firm Gnip

Last year, Co-Founder and CTO Jud Valeski relinquished his position as CEO to Chris Moody, who had been serving as President and COO since 2011. It is unclear what will happen to Gnip's leadership once the acquisition is complete. Twitter and Gnip declined to provide additional comment ...

Ernst & Young names 2012 Entrepreneur of the Year finalists

Jud Valeski, CEO, Gnip, Boulder. • Clate Mask, CEO and co-founder, Infusionsoft, Gilbert, Ariz. • Glenn Jones, CEO, executive chairman of the board, Jones/NCTI, Centennial. • Matt Taylor, CEO, Mercury Payment Systems, Durango...

Two Great Social Data Platforms: How DataSift and Gnip Stack Up

Gnip is based in Boulder, Colo., and was founded in 2008 by Eric Marcoullie and Jud Valeski. Gnip is a leading social data provider and the platform offers both real-time and historical social data from networks including Twitter, Tumblr, Facebook, Foursquare, Instagram and many others. ...

Gnip Co-founder Jud Valeski on His Flood Shots Seen Around the World

Gnip co-founder and chief technology officer Jud Valeski has a unique perspective, both professionally and now personally, on disasters like the 100-year flood that just devastated Colorado. In his day job, Valeski helps oversee Boulder-based Gnip’s efforts to collect about 3 ...

Gnip’s Old, New Bosses Open Up About Recent Leadership Change

Gnip co-founder Jud Valeski is stepping aside from the CEO job and will become the company’s chief technology officer. Chris Moody, who spent about two years as Gnip’s president and chief operating officer, will replace Valeski. Gnip’s ambition is to be “the source of record for ...

5 QUESTIONS with Gnip Inc. CEO Jud Valeski

5 QUESTIONS with Gnip Inc. CEO Jud Valeski Boulder-based Gnip Inc. specializes in gathering data from public social networks such as Twitter, Facebook and YouTube and providing real-time content to a variety of firms in industries such as social media monitoring, business intelligence...

In a Relationship: Brandwatch and Gnip Couple Up in First-of-Its-Kind Social Media...

Additional features and benefits of the new API include: "For years we've seen the opportunity to help our partners extend the reach of social data deep into the brands and agencies they serve," said Jud Valeski, Gnip CTO and co-founder. "Brandwatch already provides industry leading ...

Boulder's tech workers cope with historic flood IT industry, disaster recovery, Configuration / ma

Boulder wasn't always a software development center, said Jud Valeski, CTO of Gnip. Valeski has spent most of his life Boulder, and he wanted to work in software, his passion. But in the 1990s, Boulder area tech opportunities were mostly though hardware storage vendors. In 1995 he ...

Gnip Links With Infomart

Boulder-based Gnip, the data API and social media information provider headed by Chris Moody and which was founded by Jud Valeski, has linked with another partner, Infomart. Infomart provides integrated, media monitoring for its clients, to help provide information on what is driving ...

Trust Can Scale

Chris is a huge part of this – he joined Gnip when they were 10 people and has been instrumental in working with Jud Valeski, Gnip’s founder and CEO, to build a mind blowing team, business, and market leadership position. Following is a great email Chris sent me Friday night in advance ...

Gnip Further Slices, Dices Twitter Stream

The company, which is headed by Jud Valeski, said that users can now filter streams based on mentions of country codes, locations of users, time zone, language, number of followers, and other items. Gnip's tools are being used by developers who do not want to digest the massive amounts ...

Foundry Backs Data Hero

Foundry said it connected with Datahero's founder via Gnip CEO Jud Valeski...

Our Investment in Datahero

We were originally connected with the founders in late 2011 by Gnip CEO Jud Valeski, when they were heads-down building a prototype/alpha version of their product. Jeff and Chris huddled up and spent the next few months building an early version of the product, and when we reconnected in ...

Gnip In Exclusive Deal With Tumblr

Boulder-based Gnip, the provider of social data information which is run by Jud Valeski, inked a major, exclusive deal Tuesday with online social sharing service Tumblr. Gnip said that the "full firehose" of public Tumblr posts is available through the service, which includes more than ...

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