Tim Berners-Lee

Tim Berners-Lee

Sir Timothy John “Tim” Berners-Lee, FRS, FREng, FRSA (born 8 June 1955), also known as “@timberners_lee” on Twitter is a British computer scientist, best known as the inventor of the World Wide Web. He made a proposal for an information management system in March 1989, and he implemented the first successful communication between a Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) client and server via the Internet sometime around mid November.

The development of WordLift has been deeply influenced by Tim’s vision on the Semantic Web expressed in his famous TED talk on the next web.

Donald Norman

Donald Norman

Donald Arthur Norman (or Don Norman) is the director of <strong>The Design Lab</stron at University of California; he is known for his books on design,textannotation”> especially The Design of Everyday Things.

He is an expert in the fields of design, engineering of usability and cognitive science. Norman is also co-founder and consultant with the Nielsen Norman Group.

Norman’s books mainly revolve around design, all things design: from doors to computers mantaining the focus on user-centered design.

Donald part of many advisory boards in the educational, private, and public sectors; he has been co-director> of the dual-degree MBA and Engineering program at Northwestern University and consultant with the Nelsen Norman Group.<!–span>”textannotation”>>

Norman is a Distinguished Visiting Professor at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science Technology (KAIST), he holds the title of Professor Emeritus of Cognitive Science at the University of Californiarong>.

In 1993 Norman joined Apple Computer, first as an Apple Fellow where he was a User Experience Architect, holding the phrase “User Experience” in a job title for the first time; later he was the Vice President of the Advanced Technology Group. He also worked for Hewlet-11634fef999b” class=”textannotation”>-1724603e-4038-2009-d666-9fc00a836788″ class=”textannotation”>t-Packard.</p>

Donald received an honorary degree from the University of Padua, Italy; in 2001 he was listed as Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery and in 2006 he received the Benjamin Franklin Medal in Computer and Cognitive Science.

 

Andrea Volpini

Andrea Volpini

Andrea Volpini, CEO of WordLift, is a visionary entrepreneur, now focusing on semantic web and artificial intelligence.

Co-founder of InSideOut10 and director of InsideOut Today (an Egyptian award-winning creative digital agency focusing on the African continent), Andrea has 20 years of world-class experience in online strategies and web publishing. In 2013 Andrea Volpini kick-started RedLink GmbH, a commercial spin-off focusing on semantic content enrichment, artificial intelligence, and search.

Scott Abel

Scott Abel

Scott Abel - The Content Wrangler

Scott Abel is an American authorcontent strategist and a cognitive computing evangelist, specialized in helping organizations reach their audience with relevant content.

He is CEO and co-founder of The Content Wrangler, a global digital media company focused on content marketing for large organizations.

They publish rich educational content and offer consultancy to enterprises. One of his best-known initiatives is a popular channel on BrightTALK where he hosts several webinars a month, sharing the screen with other influencing marketers.

Scott is also the co-author of two books: Intelligent Content: A Primer and The Language of Content Strategy (XML Press).

Machine-Friendly Content: Scott Abel + Andrea Volpini

On September 14th 2017, Scott Abel hosted a free webinar on machine-friendly content with Andrea Volpini as a guest. It’s free and you can still watch it anytime. Just grab a pen and a scratch pad. 📝

Watch it now!

Richard Wallis

Richard Wallis

Richard Wallis is an independent consultant and technology evangelist who has worked directly with Google to develop and extend the schema.org vocabulary.

Richard has participated in SMXL Milan 2017 on the Structured Data & Semantics Panel where he introduced the key concepts of structured data and the reasons why marketers shall embrace it to annotate their content.

See his presentation below. 👇

Richard is the founder of Data Liberate after having been with the UK’s leading Linked Data and Semantic Web technology company, Talis, for over twenty years.