Tag Archive for Tom Ilube

Elephant Hunting for Pygmies: How To Introduce Big Data and Linked Data to Your Company

[Editor’s Note: This guest post was provided by Tom Ilube, Managing Director, Callcredit Consumer Markets, and includes additional contributions from Rob Styles, Principal Technical Consultant, Callcredit)] If you intend to introduce Big Data and Linked Data approaches to your company you may wish to learn from the way pygmies hunt elephants. Forty years ago my…

Garlik Raises Additional $2.4m Funding



London – 23rd April, 2009. Garlik, the online identity experts, have secured $2.4m (£1.6m) in Series C funding from leading venture capital firms 3i and Doughty Hanson Technology Ventures, both existing investors in the firm. Garlik’s management team and existing angel investors have also contributed to this latest round of funding.

Semantic Technologies Really Do Pay Off


As the former Chief Information Officer of Europe’s largest internet bank, Egg plc, the decision to select semantic technologies to underpin the launch of my next large scale consumer business, Garlik (www.garlik.com), was not one I took lightly.