Category Archives: Speakers

Baquero-Cakici, Tatiana

Tatiana Baquero-Cakici
Senior KM Consultant
Enterprise Knowledge, LLC

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Tatiana Cakici is a Senior Knowledge Management (KM) Consultant with over 15 years of experience in the development and implementation of SharePoint Intranets, document management solutions, and other information systems for the private and government sectors. She has extensive experience with developing enterprise knowledge management strategies, designing business taxonomies, and translating business requirements into effective information management tools. She excels at designing and conducting taxonomy and metadata workshops to effectively manage corporate content and improve search. 

Batt, Jennifer

Jennifer Batt
Lead Taxonomy Architect
Corporate Marketing
3M

Jennifer Batt is the first Product Taxonomy Architect at 3M. Her expertise is in complex hardlines products having previously created taxonomies and for Amazon and various b2b e-commerce websites. Jennifer earned her MLIS from Dominican University, River Forest.

Blumauer, Andreas

Andreas Blumauer
CEO and Managing Partner
PoolParty/Semantic Web Company, Austria

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Andreas Blumauer holds a master’s degree in Computer Sciences and Business Administration from the University of Vienna/Austria. Since 2004, he is managing partner of the Semantic Web Company. Andreas is experienced with large-scale semantic technology projects in various industry sectors. He is also responsible for the strategic development and product management of PoolParty Semantic Suite. He has been a pioneer in the area of linked data and the semantic web since 2002; he is co-founder of SEMANTiCS conference series, and editor of one of the first comprehensive books in the area of the semantic web for the German speaking community.

Bulger, Emily

Emily Bulger
Senior Taxonomy Manager
Indeed

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Emily Bulger is the Senior Taxonomy Manager for Indeed.com, the world’s #1 job site. She leads the Search Relevance team, which includes both query management and a growing team of multilingual taxonomists. Prior to Indeed, Emily worked as a taxonomist at an early stage start-up and at XO Group, home of TheKnot.com.

She has an MSIS from The University of Texas School of Information, where she focused on using metadata to create context and connections.

Emily’s previous work reflects her diverse interests: she’s been a teacher, editor, social media manager, professional paper person, and librarian, among other things. She’s drawn to jobs at the intersection of technology and language.

Carilla, Craig

Craig Carilla
Enterprise Information Search Architect
Comcast

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As an Information Architect in the Systems Engineering – Enterprise Services technology group at Comcast, my focus is on design and implementation of information architecture and search solutions.  I work in support of business processes to help maintain a balance between tactical and strategic technology solutions as they pertain to information management, delivery, discovery, and retrieval.

Prior to Comcast, I’ve held various IT/Management roles within the Life Sciences.  Most recently as a Global Information Architect at Astrazeneca Pharmaceuticals working in and around Information Life Cycle Management systems: Portals, WCM/CMS, DMS, DAM, Data Management, Search, Governance, and Taxonomy/Ontology Management in support of multiple business areas.

 

 

Carlson, Gary

Gary Carlson
Principal Taxonomist
Factor

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Gary Carlson brings over 20 years of experience as a taxonomist, consultant, product manager, and information strategist working for small to Fortune 100 companies. The past twelve years have been spent leading information and knowledge management projects and products spanning Taxonomy Tools, Search, SharePoint, Auto-categorization, Expert systems, Content Management, and Governance. Gary is currently focussed on helping companies develop their information infrastructure to meet enterprise goals. He is currently involved in customer facing e-commerce, social media and semantic web technologies.