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Kelley, Steve

Steve Kelley
Consultant
New Idea Engineering

Steve Kelley works with New Idea Engineering and is an established search expert in his own right. He has years of experience with open source and commerical search, big data, and machine learning tools.

Reamy, Tom

Tom Reamy
Chief Knowledge Architect
KAPS Group, USA

Tom Reamy is currently the Chief Knowledge Architect and founder of KAPS Group, a group of knowledge architecture, taxonomy, and text analytics consultants. Tom has 20 years’ of experience in information architecture, intranet management and consulting, and text analytics.

Tom’s academic background includes a Masters in the History of Ideas, research in artificial intelligence and cognitive science, and a strong background in philosophy, particularly epistemology.  He has published articles in various journals and is a frequent speaker at knowledge management conferences. He is the author of a new book on text analytics: Deep Text: Using Text Analytics to Conquer Information Overload, Get Real Value from Social Media, and Add Big(ger) Text to Big Data

When not writing or developing KM projects, he can usually be found at the bottom of the ocean in Carmel taking photos of strange creatures.

Hilger, Joe

Joe Hilger
Principal
Enterprise Knowledge LLC

Joe Hilger is a Principal at Enterprise Knowledge, LLC.  Joe has over 20 years of consulting experience.  For the past 12 years, Mr. Hilger has helped over 50 organizations implement enterprise-scale content, search and data analytics solutions that deliver real value for his customers. Joe has worked with a wide variety of public and commercial customers to design and develop innovative and cost-effective solutions to enhance competitiveness, increase revenues, and improve customer service.

Denning, Steve

Steve Denning
Author, The Leader’s Guide to Radical Management, The Leader’s Guide to Storytelling, & others

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Steve Denning is the author of the award-winning books, The Secret Language of Leadership (Jossey-Bass, October 2007) and The Leader’s Guide to Storytelling (Jossey-Bass, 2005).

His new book, Leader’s Guide to Radical Management: Re-inventing the Workplace for the 21st Century will be published by Jossey-Bass in November 2010.

From 1996 to 2000, Steve was the Program Director, Knowledge Management at the World Bank where he spearheaded the organizational knowledge sharing program.

In November 2000, Steve Denning was selected as one of the world’s ten Most Admired Knowledge Leaders (Teleos)

He now works with organizations in the U.S., Europe, Asia and Australia on leadership, innovation, business narrative and most recently, radical management.

Khan, Kamran

Kamran Khan
President & CEO
Search Technologies

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Kamran Khan is the Founder, President and CEO of Search Technologies. He has been developing, supporting, selling and managing in the computer software / services industry for 25 years.  For most of that time he’s been focused on search engine technology. Kamran was Senior VP of Worldwide Sales at Excalibur Technologies during its 1990s, building a $50 million international software licensing business with RetrievalWare.  A native of Manchester, UK, but now a naturalized US citizen, Kamran provides the company with straight-talking, pragmatic leadership.  Kamran graduated from the University of Manchester with an honors degree in Aeronautical Engineering.

Hlava, Marjorie

Marjorie M.K. Hlava
President & Chairman
Access Innovations, Inc.
Data Harmony My blog is TaxoDiary.com

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Marjorie Hlava’s research areas include productivity of content creation, information access governance layer through automated indexing, thesaurus development, taxonomy creation, natural language processing, machine translations, knowledge organization systems (KOS) and implementation in production, search and web instances. Hlava is Founding Chair of the SLA Taxonomy Division, and President of Access Innovations, Inc. She has created over 100 thesauri and taxonomies and worked with more than 600 in the process of over 2000 engagments. She is active in standards development, including Z39.19/2005 Controlled Vocabulary, Z39.84 Dublin Core and the NISO Content Board for NISO. Her blog, www.taxodiary.com, covers news trends opinions in the taxonomy and metadata space.

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Dixon, Nancy

Nancy Dixon
Principal Researcher
Common Knowledge Associates

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Nancy Dixon is the founder of Common Knowledge Associates, a KM firm that helps groups in organizations have more productive conversations to address on-going problems or to more effectively share their knowledge, whether those conversations are in a team meeting, a conference setting or the retrospect of a project. The key is not a better meeting agenda, it is in creating an environment where members feel safe to offer ideas or lay out concerns. Trust is the bridge across which knowledge flows and Dr. Dixon designs gatherings where trust is prevalent. 

She is the author of eight books as well as over 50 articles that focus on how organizations learn.  Books include, CompanyCommand: Unleashing the Power of the Army Profession (with Burgess, Allen, Kilner and Schweitzer),  Common Knowledge: How Companies Thrive by Sharing What They Know, HBSP  and Perspectives on Dialogue, Center for Creative Leadership.    

 

 

 

 

Klatt, Sebastian

Sebastian Klatt
VP, Business Development
Raytion

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Sebastian Klatt is Senior Consultant and VP Business Development at Raytion. With over 18 years of experience in search-related projects he supports customers transforming business needs into mission-critical applications. He worked with all major enterprise search applications and for international clients such as Bosch, Cemex Mexico, Credit Suisse or Roche. His focus lies on usability and user experience of search-based systems and the management of large-scale projects.

Robertson, James

James Robertson
Founder
Step Two

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James Robertson is recognised as one of the global thought-leaders on intranets. He is the author of “Essential intranets: inspiring sites that deliver value”, “Designing intranets: creating sites that work” and “What every intranet team should know”, the two key books for all intranet professionals.

As founder and managing director of Step Two (headquartered in Sydney, Australia), James has worked with many high-profile organisations in the public and private sectors.

James has keynoted conferences and workshops across the globe, including in the USA, UK, Denmark, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei, Australia and New Zealand.