Ian Lurie Sep 27 2007
At long last, I can join the world of the internet-worthy. I have my very own avatar, created by Chris Furniss, who happens to work for me. So it’s not like he had any choice. But he still did a nice sketch that removes the bags under the eyes, vague 40-ish paunch and the 5-o’clock shadow:
I did not have to pose for it, either. He’s working on numerous action versions:
Look for Ian Mugs, Ian Shirts, Ian commemorative license plates and Velvet Ians, coming soon to souvenir shops near you…
Should I do a 500-foot tall poster, like Chris Pirillo?
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Ian Lurie is CEO and founder of Portent Inc. He’s recorded training for Lynda.com, writes regularly for the Portent Blog and has been published on AllThingsD, Forbes.com and TechCrunch.
Ian speaks at conferences around the world, including SearchLove, MozCon, SIC and ad:Tech. Follow him on Twitter at portentint. He also just published a book about strategy for services businesses: One Trick Ponies Get Shot, available on Kindle.