I am the Founder and Principal consultant of Taxonomy Strategies, a knowledge leader in metadata frameworks and taxonomy strategies for global 2000 companies, government agencies, and NGO’s. I was a principal of the start-up company Metacode that was sold to the content management company Interwoven in 2001. Interwoven is now owned by Autonomy. I'm a Past ASIST President, and a former member of the Board of Directors of the Dublin Core Metadata Initiative (dublincore.org). I'm a frequent speaker on metadata, taxonomy, semantic technologies, indexing, classification research, information retrieval and other information management topics.