Doug Kaye


Doug Kaye
113 Terrace Avenue
Kentfield, CA 94904 USA
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The Conversations Network Founder & Executive Director (2006-present)

The Conversations Network is a listener-supported 501(c)(3) non-profit podcast network brought to you by a global team of passionate audio/video producers and editors.

IT Conversations Executive Producer (2002-2006)

Streaming and on-demand audio of interviews, conference presentations and regularly scheduled programs. New ideas through your headphones.

RDS Strategies LLC, Web Services/Infrastructure Consultant (1996-2002)

Strategic technology and marketing consulting to the web-services and web-hosting/managed-services communities. (San Francisco) CTO/VP Engineering (1999-2000)

The premiere web site for contemporary art with the largest catalog in the world (10,000+ works by 1,200+ artists). Funded by CMGI@Ventures and Knight-Ridder.

Organic (San Francisco) Vice President, Engineering (1998-1999)

A leading interactive agency, building major e-commerce businesses including Starbucks, The Home Depot, and Blockbuster. (Nasdaq:OGNC) (San Francisco) CTO/VP Engineering (1997-1998)

An on line people-to-people matching service founded by a Fortune 500 company, and based on relational and AI/neural net databases for matching and ad targeting.

CoSite (Novato) CEO/CTO (1996)

A venture-backed web-hosting service targeted at high-end web content developers.

Rational Data Systems (New York City & Novato, California) Founder/CEO (1978-1995)

An OEM software products and systems integration company specializing in compilers, network protocol stack implementations, network management, and outsourcing.


Loosely Coupled—The Missing Pieces of Web Services, April 2003. Strategies for Web Hosting and Managed Services, November, 2001.
Peer-to-Peer Content Delivery Using Information Additive Codecs, January 2002 (whitepaper).


Post-graduate work, New York University (Institute of Film and Television) B. A. w/Honors, University of California, Berkeley, Dramatic Art