Bob Truel

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Bob Truel is a computer programmer. He met Rich Skrenta in ninth grade in Mt. Lebanon, Pennsylvania[1] and has since co-founded several Internet ventures with him and others, including DMOZ with Bryn Dole, Chris Tolles, and Jeremy Wenokur in 1998,[2] Newhoo in 1998,[3] with Tom and Michael Markson in 2002,[1] and search engine blekko with Michael Markson in 2007.[4]


  1. ^ a b Leonard, Kim (September 1, 2007). "No way to delete this No. 1 rank for region". Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. Retrieved December 15, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Dmoz is live and accepting submissions again". Bigmouth Media. January 16, 2007. Retrieved December 15, 2010. 
  3. ^ Sullivan, Danny (July 1, 1998). "NewHoo: Yahoo Built By The Masses". Retrieved December 15, 2010. 
  4. ^ Kurtz, Ced (November 14, 2010). "TechMan: Blekko an engine for discriminating searchers". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.