Gary Read

Gary Read

Helping an incredible team of people to build a truly transformative company by enabling an easy way to create structured data from anything that is on the web. Previously founder & CEO at Nimsoft and CEO at Boundary.


financial analysts

How Financial Analysts can leverage web data extraction

Financial analysts have long relied on traditional sources of data, such as company filings, to track trends in the stock market and investments. But, leveraging Read more

automatic linked extraction

Import.io adds automated list page updates for scheduled linked extractions

Most websites are organized around a hierarchy of data that involves lists and detail pages, where the former can be a list of products and each Read more

ecommerce web scraping

8 Ways Non-Technical Store Owners Can Leverage Ecommerce Web Scraping

According to the National Retail Federation, online retail will grow 8 to 12% in 2017, up to three times higher than the growth rate of Read more

How Any Ecommerce Store Can Leverage Big Data

Small ecommerce businesses may have the impression that big data is only for major industry players with multi-million dollar budgets. Think Amazon, with its recent Read more

web data

Eliminating Barriers to Getting Web Data

When we started work on Import.io, we were focused on addressing a key problem: The people who needed access to web data weren’t able to get Read more

easy data extraction

Our customers want quick and easy data extraction and we’re delivering!

Import.io continuously improves ease of use, so our customers don’t have to be programmers or even technical to get data. If you need quick and Read more

Customers buy quickly or not at all

A few weeks ago I decided to do some simple analysis of our deal flow at Import.io. In order to do this I pulled our Read more

price monitor

How to Create a Competitor Price Monitoring Strategy

In real estate, the three most important elements are location, location, location. In e-commerce, it could very well be price, price, price. The product has Read more

web scraping

13 Ways to Use Web Scraping Tools

Consider the amount of raw data floating around the internet: webpages made up of text, images, videos, graphics, memes, infographics, and more. It’s mind-boggling when Read more

5 Industries Machine Learning is Disrupting

We talk about artificial intelligence (AI), robots, and machine learning as if they’re coming soon, or are just some tech pipe dream. They’re not. They’re Read more