Bradley Horowitz, vice president of Yahoo!'s product strategy group,
leads Yahoo!'s efforts in building innovative products and technologies
across the company. Horowitz is driving innovation and leveraging
Yahoo!'s platform to deliver compelling Yahoo! products and services to
a community of 500 million users. In addition, he is responsible for the
company's initiative to open up its platform which includes overseeing
the Yahoo! Developer Network (Y!DN). Previously, he managed a portfolio
of products for Yahoo! including media search, desktop search and the
Prior to joining Yahoo!, Horowitz served as both the chief technical
officer and the vice president of engineering for the Virage division of
Autonomy, where he was responsible for the technical delivery of five
major product lines. Prior to Autonomy, he founded Virage, the company
widely recognized as the market creator and leader for advanced media
indexing and analysis. Horowitz helped grow the company from "a garage
startup" through its NASDAQ IPO.
Horowitz was a PhD candidate at the MIT Media Lab. While at the Media
Lab, he worked on a number of topics related to computer vision,
graphics and image processing, which resulted in a patented new
technique for the recovery of structure, motion and camera parameters
from video sequences.
Horowitz holds an MS in Media Science from MIT and a BS in Computer
Science from the University of Michigan.