Ken Kalb, CEO
Ken Kalb has a long history of starting and leading successful technology companies. Before co-founding StoryCloud, Ken was the founding CEO of Analog Analytics in 2007, a leading provider of accountable advertising solutions for online and offline publishers. Ken led the intellectual property effort and received two US patents for a system and method for real-time management of off-line advertising campaigns. In May of 2012, Ken sold the company to Barclaycard and returned a double digit multiple to shareholders.
Previous to co-founding Analog Analytics with Tom Buscher, Ken was CEO of SearchRev, a paid search optimization company. From May 2006 through August of 2007, Ken led a 500% increase in revenue resulting in the company’s sale to AKQA / General Atlantic in September of 2007 for a 6X return on shareholder value.
In 1998 Ken was the founding CEO of Continuous Computing, based in San Diego, California. While there, Ken led the company to $72mm in revenue, raised $52mm in capital and completed two acquisitions off of the company’s balance sheet. He had development teams in India, China and the US with 450 employees and won multiple awards.
Ken won the prestigious Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award in 2005. Under his leadership, Deloitte & Touche recognized Continuous Computing on six separate occasions for its rapid growth rate. Notably, Continuous Computing won the San Diego Fast 50 award for being the fastest growing company with a 28,357% increase over a five-year period. The company was sold to Radisys in 2012.
Previous to Continuous Computing, Ken was president of Emultek, an Israeli simulation tool company, where he doubled revenues and led a successful IPO.
Ken has attended American University and New York University Graduate Film School.