Welcome!

Machine Learning Authors: Zakia Bouachraoui, Liz McMillan, Roger Strukhoff, Pat Romanski, Carmen Gonzalez

Related Topics: Machine Learning , Cognitive Computing

Machine Learning : Article

Adam Bosworth Leaves Google

He is the second executive in the past month to say he would leave Google's 44-strong executive team

Adam Bosworth, a pioneering software developer and the executive in charge of Google's slow-to-materialize health-information push, has left the company to pursue other interests, Google said on Tuesday.

The Web search leader confirmed a report on the industry blog Search Engine Land that Bosworth, a vice president, had left the Mountain View, California-based company.

"Adam is a great talent and was instrumental in starting Google Health," Google Inc spokesman Steve Landon said in a statement. "He is now on vacation and has decided to pursue other opportunities after that."


Adam Bosworth (far right) with faculty mebers from SYS-CON's AJAXWorld Conference & Expo

Marissa Mayer, the head of Google's core search products business, will run the health team for an interim period until a new leader takes over. "Google is moving forward with work on our health products," the company said.

He is the second executive in the past month to say he would leave Google's 44-strong executive team -- three years after the company's initial public offering. Chief Financial Officer George Reyes said he would retire by the end of 2007.

Bosworth, who joined Google three years ago, had been thought by Google watchers to be at work on a major new health service. Since last year, speculation has centered on ideas ranging from a health information search service to a way for allowing Google users to create a personal medical record.

"People need the medical information that is out there and available to be organized and made accessible to all," Bosworth said in an official company blog post late in 2006. "Patients also need to be able to better coordinate and manage their own health information," he wrote.

So far, in the health field, Google has only introduced Google Co-op, a mechanism that allows users to tag, or classify specialized types of data, including health information.

In the mid-1990s Bosworth had helped pioneer XML, or Extensible Markup Language, which provides the underpinning for organizing and classifying different types of information on the Web, a process popularly known as tagging.

More Stories By RIA News Desk

Ever since Google popularized a smarter, more responsive and interactive Web experience by using AJAX (Asynchronous JavaScript + XML) for its Google Maps & Gmail applications, SYS-CON's RIA News Desk has been covering every aspect of Rich Internet Applications and those creating and deploying them. If you have breaking RIA news, please send it to [email protected] to share your product and company news coverage with AJAXWorld readers.

Comments (1)

Share your thoughts on this story.

Add your comment
You must be signed in to add a comment. Sign-in | Register

In accordance with our Comment Policy, we encourage comments that are on topic, relevant and to-the-point. We will remove comments that include profanity, personal attacks, racial slurs, threats of violence, or other inappropriate material that violates our Terms and Conditions, and will block users who make repeated violations. We ask all readers to expect diversity of opinion and to treat one another with dignity and respect.


CloudEXPO Stories
The platform combines the strengths of Singtel's extensive, intelligent network capabilities with Microsoft's cloud expertise to create a unique solution that sets new standards for IoT applications," said Mr Diomedes Kastanis, Head of IoT at Singtel. "Our solution provides speed, transparency and flexibility, paving the way for a more pervasive use of IoT to accelerate enterprises' digitalisation efforts. AI-powered intelligent connectivity over Microsoft Azure will be the fastest connected path for IoT innovators to scale globally, and the smartest path to cross-device synergy in an instrumented, connected world.
There are many examples of disruption in consumer space – Uber disrupting the cab industry, Airbnb disrupting the hospitality industry and so on; but have you wondered who is disrupting support and operations? AISERA helps make businesses and customers successful by offering consumer-like user experience for support and operations. We have built the world’s first AI-driven IT / HR / Cloud / Customer Support and Operations solution.
ScaleMP is presenting at CloudEXPO 2019, held June 24-26 in Santa Clara, and we’d love to see you there. At the conference, we’ll demonstrate how ScaleMP is solving one of the most vexing challenges for cloud — memory cost and limit of scale — and how our innovative vSMP MemoryONE solution provides affordable larger server memory for the private and public cloud. Please visit us at Booth No. 519 to connect with our experts and learn more about vSMP MemoryONE and how it is already serving some of the world’s largest data centers. Click here to schedule a meeting with our experts and executives.
Darktrace is the world's leading AI company for cyber security. Created by mathematicians from the University of Cambridge, Darktrace's Enterprise Immune System is the first non-consumer application of machine learning to work at scale, across all network types, from physical, virtualized, and cloud, through to IoT and industrial control systems. Installed as a self-configuring cyber defense platform, Darktrace continuously learns what is ‘normal' for all devices and users, updating its understanding as the environment changes.
Codete accelerates their clients growth through technological expertise and experience. Codite team works with organizations to meet the challenges that digitalization presents. Their clients include digital start-ups as well as established enterprises in the IT industry. To stay competitive in a highly innovative IT industry, strong R&D departments and bold spin-off initiatives is a must. Codete Data Science and Software Architects teams help corporate clients to stay up to date with the modern business digitalization solutions. Achieve up to 50% early-stage technological process development cost cutdown with science and R&D-driven investment strategy with Codete's support.