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Paul Nelson

Innovation Lead

Picture of Paul NelsonPaul was an early pioneer in the field of text retrieval and has worked on search engines for over 30 years. He was the architect and inventor of RetrievalWare, a ground-breaking natural-language based statistical text search engine which he started in 1989 and grew to $50 million in annual sales worldwide. RetrievalWare is now owned by Microsoft Corporation. During his many years in the industry, Paul has been involved in hundreds of text search installations of all shapes and sizes. This includes enterprise search for dozens of fortune 500 corporations as well as large government installations. Paul served as the chief architect at Search Technologies until their acquisition by Accenture in July 2017, and is now Innovation Lead with Accenture’s Applied Intelligence group.

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