Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Siri Assistant Founder on LinkedIn

http://www.linkedin.com/ppl/webprofile?action=vmi&id=2358359&pvs=pp&authToken=GNqe&authType=name&trk=ppro_viewmore&lnk=vw_pprofile


Summary

Commercializing innovation

Experience
Founder & CEO
Siri

Information Technology and Services industry

January 2008 – Present (1 year 4 months)

Recently launched a venture funded company focused on a truly big innovation for consumer internet.

Coming soon...simplifying life for everyday humans.


Entrepreneur-in-Residence
Stanford Research Institute

Telecommunications industry

June 2007 – December 2007 ( 7 months)

Preparing internet venture for Fall 2007 launch.


General Manager
Motorola

Public Company; Telecommunications industry

August 2002 – May 2007 (4 years 10 months)


Vice President
Telenor Mobile

Public Company; 10,001 or more employees; Telecommunications industry

April 2000 – August 2002 (2 years 5 months)


Education
Handelsh√łyskolen BI
MBA, Strategy and Marketing

1993 – 1994



From Crunchbase:
http://www.crunchbase.com/person/dag-kittlaus

Siri’s CEO is Dag Kittlaus, who founded the company as an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at SRI.

A serial innovator and consumer wireless internet veteran of 10 years in Scandinavia and the US, Dag is working on creating his third consecutive mobile internet product with over a million users.

Dag has held leadership roles as VP of Consumer Internet Services at Scandinavian telecom giant Telenor Mobile, and several consumer product groups at Motorola including GM of xProducts and founder and GM of Motorola’s Interactive Media Group. He conceived and launched Screen3, a breakthrough consumer mobile application currently used by millions of users and adopted by Cingular, China Mobile, and Telefonica.

See also posts here:

http://majorbenjamintalmadge.blogspot.com/2009/04/siri-assistant-origins-in-calo.html

http://majorbenjamintalmadge.blogspot.com/2009/03/siri-ai-assistant-startup.html

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