Arthur M. Keller
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Dr. Arthur M. Keller is Managing Partner of
Minerva Consulting, helping startups get going. Dr. Keller also works as an
expert witness on patent infringement cases. He was Chief Technical Advisor (and
was formerly on the Board of Directors) of Persistence Software, advising them on
advanced technical strategy. He was also a Co-Founder (with Prof. Michael Genesereth)
(and was formerly COO and CFO) of Mergent Systems, Inc. Dr. Keller is co-founder,
Interim CEO, and chairman of the Board of Directors of Globallinx Network. Dr. Keller
is a founding advisor, and a member of the Board of Directors of BroaderMinds.com.
Dr. Keller is an advisor to Serus Corp., served on the Technical Advisory Board
of Propel Software Corp., advisor to VirtualGiveaway. Dr. Keller was Co-Founder
(along with Dr. Sanjai Tiwari) and served as Chief Technical Advisor and a member
of the Board of Directors of Target Mining Corp., formerly known as buyermail.com
and as ccRewards.com. Dr. Keller is also an advisor to Unspam Technologies.
Dr. Keller served as a visiting associate professor of Computer Science at the University
of California at Santa Cruz during the 2001-2002 and 2002-2003 academic years, and
continues as a part-time lecturer and researcher, where he teaches undergraduate
and graduate courses in databases and systems analysis and design. Until 1999, he
managed the efforts of Stanford's Center for Information Technology on collaborative
engineering, workflow, and database security and coordinates relationships with
companies. He was also a researcher in the Stanford Database Group from 1987 to
1994. His research interests include electronic commerce, interoperability of heterogeneous
databases, database integration, object-oriented databases, database implementation,
databases on parallel computers, federated autonomous databases, database views
including updates, incomplete information and nulls, software integration and reuse,
and large system integration.
He received his B.S. summa cum laude with honors in both Mathematics and Computer
and Information Science from Brooklyn College (CUNY) in 1977, his M.S. in Computer
Science from Stanford University in 1979, and his Ph.D. in Computer Science from
Stanford University in 1985. He was a National Science Foundation Graduate Fellow.
He was previously an assistant professor in the Computer Sciences department at
the University of Texas at Austin. He has over 70 publications and have given over
125 lectures at conferences, companies and universities.