Doug Leeds

Doug Leeds
President, Ask.com

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As President, Ask.com-U.S., Leeds oversees strategy, product development, and technology for Ask.com in the U.S. Previously, Leeds was Chief Operating Officer, Ask Network.

Before becoming COO, Leeds was President, Dictionary.com. In that role, he was responsible for overseeing all strategy and operations for Dictionary.com, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ask.com (acquired July 2008). Prior to his role at Dictionary.com, Leeds served as the Chief Strategy officer for Ask.com. Before joining Ask.com, Leeds spent almost five years at Yahoo! (including Overture Services), most recently as vice president, Global Product Justice, where he led the development of reputational products and services as well as oversaw product policy and legal compliance for all of Yahoo!’s products and services worldwide. Earlier in his career, Leeds held senior positions at mobile ISP OmniSky and mobile carrier Vodafone, and founded BootSpace, an advertising software start-up. Leeds received his B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley and his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center.

Sessions

Location: Pacific Heights
Moderated by:
Danny Sullivan (Search Engine Land)
Panelists:
Doug Leeds (Ask.com), Bob Rosenschein (Answers.com), Charlie Cheever (Quora), Damon Horowitz (Google)
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This panel will look at the rise of Q&A services as the intersection between three major points of control: social, search and mobile. Key players across the burgeoning Q&A category will come together to address the big changes underway in search, the challenges, the business models and who is in it to win. Read more.
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