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Mobile Summit 2013: Gil Elbaz - Factual - Big Data in Mobile

  • June 11, 2013

Gil Elbaz is an accomplished entrepreneur and pioneer of natural language technology. He is the founder of Factual, a company focused on providing access to definitive global data for powering Web and mobile apps, mobile advertising, and enterprise solutions. Factual’s first offering is its Global Places suite of data and APIs, which provides access to more than 60 million places in 50 countries along with entity mapping, resolution, and geo ad-targeting services. Factual is funded by Andreessen Horowitz and Index Ventures. Previously, Gil cofounded Applied Semantics Inc. (ASI), which developed contextual advertising products including AdSense. When Google acquired ASI, Gil stayed on as the director of engineering, continuing to work on AdSense and other products.   

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