Biographical Information

Kamran Khan

President & CEO, Search Technologies

Kamran Khan has been developing, supporting, selling and managing in the computer software/services industry for more than 25 years. In 2005, he founded Search Technologies, a global IT services company dedicated to implementing and supporting search and big data solutions. He served as president and CEO until their acquisition by Accenture in July 2017, and now is a managing director of the Search & Content Analytics Group within Accenture Applied Intelligence.

He is a frequent contributor to and a repeat keynote speaker at KMWorld annual conferences in addition to being interviewed for many other publications such as Forbes.

Articles by Kamran Khan

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?"....