François Schiettecatte is a successful entrepreneur and technologist. Prior to Feedster, François ran FS-Consulting, Inc, a consulting firm focused on specialized information retrieval applications. With a strong background in indexing and searching, François developed a web based electronic journal system called ScienceServer. This product was later sold to Elsevier Science and remains on the market to this day. In early 2003 François also founded a weblog search engine company, RSS-Search. Recently François and Scott merged their companies to form the new Feedster, LLC. In addition to his technology activities, François is a visiting Fellow at the City University of London.