Founder of the popular pre-Google search engine AskJeeves.com.
He heavily promoted his website's butler character, even putting him into the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade.
His search engine dropped the Jeeves part and became just Ask.com in 2006.
He was married to Cristina Schultz, Stanford Law class of '01 and former escort, from 2004 until 2009.
His search engine was surpassed in popularity by Larry Page and Sergey Brin's search engine Google.