Rich Kahn

Rich Kahn, CEO of eZanga

Richard K. Kahn, co-founder and CEO of, Inc., has been a leader in the online advertising industry since 1993. Rich started, a digital marketing firm specializing in pay per click advertising, in 2003 with his wife, Beth. As a leader in the online advertising industry since 1993, Kahn has an extensive background in digital advertising and ad fraud detection. A natural coder, Kahn took his knowledge of the advertising space and built technology to aid in the identification of bad traffic. Made available to his clients as a layer of protection, Anura thrives on over a decade of data collection to spot real humans from bots or human fraud farms. He has been recognized as one of the most notable search engine marketing gurus and considered a security expert in the industry with his in-house development of eZanga’s fraud filtration platform, Traffic Advisors. In 1993, right on the cusp of the dot-com bubble, Kahn organized and wrote an e-magazine which later transitioned into his next endeavor, the First Street Corporation, an Internet Service Provider, which he later sold to a publicly traded organization. Rich co-founded Paid for Surf in 1999, which reached its first million dollar revenue in five months of operation. In 2001, Rich joined advertising network AdOrigin as its COO and was instrumental in the successful turnaround and financial profit within three months of joining. Kahn held positions with corporations including Verizon Wireless and Bloomberg. He has been quoted in several major publications such as, DM News, ADOTAS, Search Engine Watch, Search Engine Land, SmartCEO Magazine, Wired Magazine and Crain’s New York Business, and has appeared on the CNN television network. Kahn's leadership and management of has allowed him to become an award-winning executive who has been honored regionally and nationally. In 2010, Kahn received the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in the Technology industry for the Greater Philadelphia area, as well as being named a finalist in the American Business Awards for Best Executive of the Year. In 2011, Kahn was featured in the Smart 100 book as a Smart100 CEO.
Displaying stories 1-1 of 1 in total

I sought my pilot’s license as a means to unwind

by Rich Kahn

Sign up for the Thrive Global newsletter

Will be used in accordance with our privacy policy.

Thrive Global
People look for retreats for themselves, in the country, by the coast, or in the hills . . . There is nowhere that a person can find a more peaceful and trouble-free retreat than in his own mind. . . . So constantly give yourself this retreat, and renew yourself.


We use cookies on our site to give you the best experience possible. By continuing to browse the site, you agree to this use. For more information on how we use cookies, see our Privacy Policy.