Publir’s passion is the reconstitution of profitable content through software. Our cofounders have experience at the intersection of old and new media. We aren’t just coders—we’re journalists, too.
Anand Ramanujan is cofounding partner of Publir. Mr. Ramanujan created the position of Chief Technology Officer at RealClearPolitics, where he helped to turn that publication into the first nationally impactful all-digital publication in American politics. He was previously Manager of Business Services at Participate Systems, a provider of online community technology products and services. BuzzTracker, a news and opinion aggregation tool he developed, was sold to Yahoo in 2007.
With nearly ten years of online technology experience, Mr. Ramanujan has led client engagements with companies that include Microsoft, AT&T and Ernst & Young. He has spent the last four years focused on news aggregation technologies. Mr. Ramanujan holds a B.E. from Osmania University in India, a Master’s degree in Journalism from Northwestern University, and a M.B.A. from University of Notre Dame.
Joseph Malchow is cofounding partner of Publir. A former Robert L. Bartley Fellow with the editorial page of The Wall Street Journal, his writing has been published in The Wall Street Journal, National Review, The Far Eastern Economic Review, and the publications of the Manhattan Institute. In 1998 he was profiled in The New York Times for his first company, which crafted productivity apps for the nascent Palm mobile operating system, shipping tens of thousands of copies.
A New Jersey native, Mr. Malchow was graduated with an A.B. from Dartmouth College in 2008. At Dartmouth, he orchestrated the elections of four independent directors to the College’s Board of Trustees. Between 2008 and 2010 he managed strategic political initiatives for a Silicon Valley technology company. In 2012 he was named to the Forbes “30 Under 30” list. He is based in Palo Alto, and studied law and business at Stanford.