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SEO ENGINE, INC.

First Predictive Platform For Search Rankings

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Software
  • Location Sunnyvale, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded May 2011
  • Employees 10
  • Website seoengine.com

Company Summary

Originally started an internet marketing services company after partnering up with industry insiders, bringing the first automated systems to the market.
One day, we had a brilliant idea: if we were going to have a fighting chance at understanding how Google was ranking pages, we would need to build our own search engine. So in 2007, we patented a "Google Simulator" – an interface that allows users to navigate a search engine's scoring algos....

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    Maura Stouffer
    Co-Founder and COO

    Maura is one of the most prolific women CEOs of the Silicon Valley. She is a visionary who pushes herself and her team to reach impossible goals. It was Maura who first suggested that we build a full-scale search engine in order to better understand how search engines work, and it continues to be her direction and leadership that will lead this organization to its goals.

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    Dan Miller
    Advisory Board Member

    Dan's experience as an entrepreneur and investor provides a wealth of knowledge to the team. Dan is an expert on utilizing technology and people to make businesses more competitive. He is a well-known speaker who has helped many entrepreneurs grow their companies. Dan is EVP, Business Strategy at INgage Networks, President of Startup Florida Ventures and Founder & Managing Director of BizTank. He completed the Birthing of Giants program @ M.I.T.

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    Dr. Larry Cornett
    Advisory Board Member

    As a former Yahoo! Search Executive, Dr. Larry Cornett brings priceless first-hand knowledge of Search to the team. From 2006-2010, Larry was VP of Consumer Products for Yahoo! Search, leading a team focused on creating world-class Search experiences to compete with Google and Bing. Larry has over 16 years of experience designing, defining, and building consumer products at top technology companies including Apple Computer, Yahoo!, eBay, and IBM.

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    Kenneth Chapman, Jr.
    Advisory Board Member

    Ken has been a licensed Florida attorney since 1990, practicing Corporate/business law with a focus on the technology industry. He received his Bachelors in Finance from Florida State University and his JD from Cumberland School of Law. Ken was Chairman of the Board of Directors and President at the Suncoast Technology Alliance; and he also participated on the Sarasota County Center for Economic Development’s Availability of Capital Subcommittee.

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    Matt Brocchini
    Chief Product Officer

    Matt Brocchini is a Silicon Valley veteran with 20 years experience driving innovation and growth in startups and large enterprises. He was a founder or early exec in six tech startups, with one IPO and one acquisition. Before joining SEO Engine, Matt was General Manager of Nimblefish Technologies, the world's leading Marketing Engine platform. Nimblefish was acquired by RR Donnelley, the $10B integrated communications company.

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    Michael Gilliland
    Senior Account Executive

    Michael Gilliland is an energetic and enthusiastic revenue generator. Since receiving his B.A. in Mass Communications from the University of Utah, he has dedicated the early stages of his career to helping companies increase profits and rapidly expand their customer bases. Michael has contributed to the growth of a number of software and technology companies across the San Francisco Bay Area. In his free time, Michael is also an avid sports and o

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    Aaron Kronis
    SEO Account Ninja

    Aaron is a Computer Science Graduate from Canada who relocated to Los Angeles in early 2007 to successfully create and grow the SEO Division for 4 years at a major SEM firm. He has since been on the speaker panel circuit for most SEO, Social, Search & Music Conferences (from BlogWorld and Wordcamp, to SMX & PubCon) and spent 2012 as Director of Search Engine Optimization at GigaSavvy.com.

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    Co-Founder + CTO

    Scott holds 2 masters degrees from Carnegie Mellon. An accomplished pilot, he also has successfully skydived hundreds of times. Involved with the early robotics research for NASA's missions to Mars at the Carnegie Mellon Robotics Institute, and toured with the Canton Bluecoats Drum & Bugle Corps for 2 years as a trumpet player. He also is the sole creator of SEO Engine's search engine, responsible for crawling millions of webpages each day.