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Biographical Information

Kamran Khan

CEO, Pureinsights

As an investor and President & CEO of Pureinsights, Kamran provides the company with clear, pragmatic leadership. Pureinsights helps organizations go “beyond traditional search” by leveraging search and complementary AI technologies such as machine learning, knowledge graphs and natural language processing.

With over 25 years in the search industry, Kamran was a key executive at Convera before co-founding Search Technologies in 2005. The company helped organizations build search-based applications using commercial and open-source search platforms and grew to hundreds of customers and 200 people worldwide before its successful acquisition by Accenture in 2017. Kamran then led Accenture’s Search and Content Analytics practice for three years.

Articles by Kamran Khan

AI 100 Trailblazer - Pureinsights: Revolutionizing Search with AI-Powered Solutions

In today's knowledge-driven world, search plays a crucial role, and its complexity continues to grow. Traditional keyword-based search engines have evolved into cognitive search applications that leverage AI and knowledge graphs. At Pureinsights, we understand the ongoing challenges faced by organizations in upgrading technology, retaining talent, and fine-tuning applications.

Integrating AI technology and optimizing search systems - Pureinsights

The Pureinsights Discovery Platform integrates knowledge graphs, machine learning, and natural language processing to build enterprise search applications that better understand user intent and deliver answers users want.

Integrating AI technology and optimizing search systems

Our team offers experienced consulting, best-in-class technology, and a unique service model we call SearchOps to help our clients achieve desired search experiences.

From “Searching” to “Finding”: How AI is Unlocking the Power of Unstructured Data

Unstructured data, which comprises almost 80% of any enterprise's data, holds untapped value when it comes to addressing challenges and embracing opportunities.

Top 5 Criteria for Replacing Your Google Search Appliance

Whether you're using the GSA for intranet search, e-commerce site search, public website search, support portal search, or other use cases, finding the right search platform to replace your GSA will be essential to your strategy.

Search Engine Scoring for Dummies

Search relevancy is probably the number one concern in search applications, whether you are the user or application developer. But how do you know if your search application is doing a good job?

A Big Data Architecture for Search

Big data has the potential to transform the way we all do business. The gradual merging of enterprise search into the big data world is not a one-way street. For sure, the technologies, skills and expertise, built up over two decades by folks in the enterprise search space, are critical to the effective use of unstructured content in big data applications. Various recent acquisitions testify to this. As a company, we have resisted the temptation to simply slap on a big data label, and follow fashion. Instead, we've asked questions such as, "How can we use big data technologies to improve search systems?"....