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Anil Dash at SCS 2007
|Born||September 5, 1975|
|Occupation||Director, Expert Labs|
Anil Dash (/ /; born September 1975) is a blogger, entrepreneur and technologist. He is currently the Director of Public Technology Incubator Expert Labs and a partner at ACTIVATE.com, a media & technology consulting firm.
Previously an independent technology consultant and new media developer for the Village Voice, Dash was the first employee of Six Apart, the makers of Movable Type, TypePad and Vox, and served as its Vice president and Chief Evangelist until moving to Expert Labs. In 2003, Dash was one of four bloggers featured on the PBS series Media Matters. He has also spoken at events such as Northern Voice and the Web 2.0 Conference.
Dash was born and grew up near Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. A long-time resident and vocal fan of New York City, he lived in San Francisco for a time but now has returned to New York City. Aside from his professional role at Six Apart, Dash participated in two prank-like activities that gained attention on the Internet: in 2004, he was the winner of the "nigritude ultramarine" search engine optimization contest, and in 2005 he was photographed and printed in the New York Times on June 2, 2005 Fashion Thursday section in a Threadless t-shirt mentioning the web site Goatse.cx.
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- Hatch, Lauren (February 25, 2010). "Michael Wolf and Anil Dash Brace Media For The New World". Business Insider.
- Reagan, Gillian (November 18, 2009). "Dash to D.C.! Tech Guru Will Head Gov't Incubator, Digitize Democracy". The New York Observer.
- Terdiman, Daniel (July 8, 2004). "Single Post Wins Google Contest". Wired News. Archived from the original on 14 October 2010. Retrieved 2010-10-06.
- Rosenbloom, Stephanie (June 2, 2005). "Loosing Google's Lock on the Past". The New York Times. Archived from the original on 2 May 2010. Retrieved 2010-04-25.
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