Search and IR Focus of New Forbes E-Gangs List

Forbes is out with their 2005 “E-Gangs” list of important people in the “e” world. This years list is subtitled:
Eight Masters Of Information, and focuses on members of the search and IR community. Many of eight honorees are people from companies/services we mention regularly on the blog.

The list includes:

  • Barry Diller, CEO of IAC/InterActive Corp (aka the new owner of Ask Jeeves)
  • Caterina Fake and Stewart Butterfield, the Flickr Couple
  • Jeffery Jonas, IBM Entity Analytics
  • John Lervik, Founder and CEO of Fast Search and Transfer
  • Peter Norvig, Director of Search Quality and Relevance at Google
  • Ellen Siminoff, President and CEO of Efficient Frontier
  • Jimmy Wales, the Founder of Wikipedia

This page contains links to short profiles of each list member.