Ian Kennedy

Ian Kennedy
Product Manager, MyBlogLog, Yahoo!


Ian Kennedy is product manager for MyBlogLog, a service Yahoo! acquired in January 2007. He has been with Yahoo! since 2005 and held roles in corporate development and the Yahoo! Publisher Network.

Prior to Yahoo!, Kennedy was director of Sales & Partner Development at Six Apart and was also at Factiva, a Dow Jones & Reuters joint venture where he held roles in product management, business development, and sales.

He is the founder of one of the Web’s longest running weekly city guide sites, Tokyo Q (www.tokyoq.com), an English language city guide for visitors and residents of Tokyo.

Kennedy earned a BA at UC Berkeley. He currently lives in the San Francisco area with his wife and two children. He blogs at http://everwas.com.


Location: San Diego Ballroom B Level: Novice
Ian Kennedy (Yahoo!)
MyBlogLog powers the friendly little faces you see on many blog sidebars. But behind the cool little widget there's a lot more going on; MBL enables users to store identity pointers to over 30 different social networking services. With the new MyBlogLog API, developers can now build lots of cool mashups, some of which Ian will demo & explain why Yahoo is so excited about them. Read more.
Location: San Diego Ballroom B Level: Novice
Sean Ammirati (mSpoke / ReadWriteWeb), Ian Kennedy (Yahoo!), Bret Taylor (FriendFeed), Kevin Marks (IndieWeb), David Recordon (Facebook)
The latest revolution in social networks is the rollout of shared activity streams, such as Facebook's News Feed & Plaxo's Pulse. Come find out more about how feeds are changing the way people discover news, apps, and other information. Read more.

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