Ed Anuff

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Ed Anuff
Occupation entrepreneur

Ed Anuff is a serial entrepreneur who was most recently Executive Vice President and GM, Platform Products and Services at Six Apart, Ltd.[1] Before joining Six Apart he was co-founder of Widgetbox (with Giles Goodwin and Dean Moses),[2] a marketplace for widgets, and the company's original CEO. Prior to founding Widgetbox, Anuff was co-founder of enterprise software company Epicentric (with Oliver Muoto),[3] a leading provider of Enterprise portal software. He served as Epicentric's first CEO, later assuming the roles of chairman and chief strategy officer. Prior to co-founding Epicentric, he was an executive at Wired (parent of Wired.com) responsible for the launch of HotBot, one of the first news search engines, in May 1996.[4][5]

Anuff is a graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) and author of the best selling Java Sourcebook, published by John Wiley & Sons, one of the first books on the Java programming language.


In 2001, Anuff was also granted a key patent (US Patent # 6,327,628)[6] related to portal server software.

In 2010, Anuff and eight coworkers were granted US Patent # 7,801,990,[7][8] "Graphical user interface for performing administration on web components of web sites in a portal framework".


  • Java Sourcebook


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