Dan Crow
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Dan Crow is leading the engineering team and driving innovation in Songkick’s mobile products and intelligent search engines.

An AI specialist skilled in information extraction and machine learning, Dan held a number of senior roles at Google from 2006 prior to joining Songkick in January 2011.

Working for Google in New York, Dan founded the Google Squared project that developed techniques in information retrieval and indexing. In London, Dan managed three advertising engineering teams and later led the Google Mobile App Team as the Tech Lead Manager.

Prior to that, Dan held a number of roles including Senior Engineering Manager at Apple in Cupertino working on QuickTime products and other software tools. Dan was a co-founder and CTO of Blurb in 2005, a startup that provides tools to help the general public self-publish books in a variety of formats.

At Blurb Dan led the product, engineering and QA teams. Dan graduated from the University of Leeds with a BSc in Computer Science and and a PhD in Artificial Intelligence.

Blog Entries by Dan Crow

This Detour is the Scenic Route

(0) Comments | Posted 24 October 2012 | (13:48)

Yesterday, Songkick and Andrew Bird announced the biggest crowdfunded tour ever. Twelve cities are pledging to bring an Andrew Bird concert to their town in South America, where Andrew has yet to play live to his fans, early next year. For an artist, at first blush, there are many exciting...

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The Return of the Tinkerer

(3) Comments | Posted 12 May 2012 | (00:00)

Tinkerer: a person who enjoys fixing and experimenting with machines and their parts.

In 1814, a man named George from a small village in Northumberland built something that was to change the world. He started out as a humble colliery worker, working at nights fixing clocks and mending shoes to...

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