David Warthen

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David Warthen (born December 10, 1957) was one of the founders of Ask Jeeves, now called Ask.com,[1] an internet search engine. Warthen has served as Chief Technology Officer or Vice President of Engineering for a variety of companies,[2][3] many of them start-ups,[4][5][6] over his career.

David Warthen obtained B.A (Computer Science) from University of California, San Diego, and attended PhD program at University of California, Berkeley (2002 - 2004) but did not obtain a degree.[7]


  1. ^ "Ask.com: Our History". Ask.com. Archived from the original on 13 August 2013. Retrieved 12 August 2013.
  2. ^ "Ask Jeeves Co-Founder and Former CTO Joins Answerbag". InfoSearch Media, Inc. Retrieved 12 August 2013.
  3. ^ "Getfugu Names Ask Jeeves (Ask.com) Founder David Warthen as CTO". Bloomberg. Retrieved 12 August 2013.
  4. ^ "Briscoe gets $22 million to alter GlobalStreams' flow". St. Louis Business Journal. Retrieved 12 August 2013.
  5. ^ "Eye Games Inc. - Innovative Digital Game Company Will Ship First Webcam PC Games in June". Eye Games Inc. Retrieved 12 August 2013.
  6. ^ "Ask.com Co-Founder joins Allvoices". ReadWrite. Retrieved 23 April 2018.
  7. ^ "David Warthen - resume". www.davidwarthen.com. Retrieved 2018-04-16.

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