by Daniel Gutierrez
In this special guest feature, Moshe Kranc, CTO at the tech consulting firm Ness, discusses how big industry players will increasingly try to corner the market on high quality one-of-a-kind data that can yield actionable insights– unseating content as king. Moshe has extensive experience in leading adoption of bleeding edge technologies, having worked for large companies as well as entrepreneurial start-ups. Moshe previously headed the Big Data Centre of Excellence at Barclays’ Israel Development Centre (IDEC). Moshe has worked in the high tech industry for over 30 years in the United States and Israel. He was part of the Emmy award-winning team that designed the scrambling system for DIRECTV, and he holds 6 patents in areas related to pay television, computer security and text mining. He has led R&D teams at companies such as Zoomix (purchased by Microsoft) and NDS (purchased by Cisco). He is a graduate of Brandeis University and earned graduate degrees from both the University of California at Berkeley and Boston University.