2/13/06

David Tennenhouse is the new CEO of Amazon.com’s search subsidiary

David Tennenhouse is the new CEO of A9.com, Amazon.com Inc.’s search technology subsidiary. Tennenhouse formerly served as vice president of the corporate technology group and director of research at Intel Corp.

Kurt Peters , Executive Editor

David Tennenhouse is the new CEO of A9.com, Amazon.com Inc.’s search technology subsidiary. Tennenhouse formerly served as vice president of the corporate technology group and director of research at Intel Corp. In addition to building Intel Research, Tennenhouse developed Intel’s proactive computing vision and laid the technical groundwork for its Digital Health Group.

Prior to joining Intel, Tennenhouse was director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Information Technology Office, where he guided programs in several areas, including search, data mining, information management, machine learning and distributed computing. He also held positions at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s department of electrical engineering and computer science, and the Sloan School of Management.

“I am excited to lead this terrific team of innovators,” Tennenhouse said. “In a short period of time, A.9.com has earned a reputation for developing unique and creative solutions to difficult search problems.”

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A9.com, Amazon.com, David L. Tennenhouse, Intel Corporation, Web mapping

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