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Gil Elbaz Overview
Gil Elbaz General Information
Mr. Gil Elbaz serves as a Partner at TenOneTen Ventures. He serves as Co-Chairman at Foursquare. He founded and served as Chief Executive Officer at Factual. He is an accomplished entrepreneur and pioneer of natural language technology. Founded in 2008, Factual is his second startup. In 1998, he co-founded Applied Semantics Inc. (ASI) which developed contextual advertising products, including ASI's AdSense. In 2003, Google acquired ASI and he stayed on through 2007 as the director of engineering for the Santa Monica office, continuing to work on AdSense. He earned his bachelor's degree from Caltech with a double major in Engineering and Applied Science and Economics. He serves on the Board of Directors of the X Prize Foundation. He also serves as an Advisor at SignalFire. He holds a BS (Bachelor of Science) in Engineering and Applied Science from the California Institute of Technology.