Co-founder, CEO, Topsy.com
Vipul Ved Prakash is a pioneer in the field of collaborative filtering and spam detection. He created Vipul's Razor, founded Cloudmark, Inc and was an engineer at the original Napster. Prakash is the author of several popular open-source libraries for the Perl programming language, the curator of the "munitions" cryptography software archive and holds multiple patents for his work on document classification. In 2003, MIT Technology Review named Prakash as one of the top young innovators in the world. Prakash grew up in New Delhi, India and lives in San Francisco.