User Profile for Salim Ismailsalim (salim)
Bio: Salim Ismail is a successful angel investor and entrepreneur. He has operated four early-stage companies and is working on three new ones. He is a frequent speaker on internet technologies, private equity and entrepreneurship and blogs at www.salimismail.com.
Salim is best known for having co-founded and built PubSub Concepts, a New York based startup which builds internet-scale Publish/Subscribe systems and is redefining how content is delivered over the internet. The website, www.pubsub.com, was launched in early 2004 and led the category of Prospective Search starting with RSS and blogs. PubSub launched the Structured Blogging Initiative in 2005 with participation from over 50 leading technology companies. Salim built it to a $15m valuation.
He started his career with CSC Europe building large-scale application systems and then spent five years as a management consultant restructuring some of the largest companies in Europe.
In 2001, Salim was presented with a New York City Award of Recognition by the Giuliani Administration, and in 2003 was nominated by Crain’s Magazine as one of New York City’s “Top 40 under 40” businesspeople. He frequently presents and speaks at conferences on the future of the internet, digital media, entrepreneurship and and private equity.
He has traveled extensively, has lived and worked in eight different countries, speaks 2.75 languages and has an honors degree in theoretical physics and computing from the University of Waterloo near Toronto, Canada.
Joined: Oct 03 '06
Last login: Aug 23 '10