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 Expert  727928

Expert in Semantic Web, Technology Due Diligence, Innovation Consultancy

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United Kingdom
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Expert is a technology innovation consultant with a large blue chip corporation, and a visiting senior research fellow with a leading University in the UK. He has published extensively in the field of semantic interoperability and integration and he is a pioneer in ontology mapping technology. He holds a PhD in artificial intelligence from the University of Edinburgh and several years post doctoral experience in the field of artificial intelligence, knowledge engineering and management and the semantic web. He participated in national and international funding programs on the use of AI technologies on the Web. He led industrially funded projects on the provision of services in the field of semantic interoperability. He participates in several program committees for national and international research consortia and he has consulted venture capitalist funds on the use of semantic technologies. He has several years of consulting experience with emphasis on utility of technological innovations to businesses. He has developed true business acumen and can contextualise the application of technology to business domains. He collaborates with a wide network of professionals from a variety of fields and backgrounds. Expert has expertise in technology due diligence and research analysis.



artificial intelligence


knowledge engineering




semantic analysis



Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
2000   PhD   Artificial Intelligence   University of Edinburgh  
1995   BSc   Computer Science   University of Portsmouth   1st Class Honours

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title   Responsibilities

2008 to


(Undisclosed University)


Technology Innovation Consultant


He provides technology innovation consultancy at a leading global manufacturer of digital office equipment and producer of automated document management systems. He liaises and coordinates with R&D teams globally and showcase technology innovation to FG500 customers. He devises, develops and rolls out corporate wide business process improvements. He collects and compiles T-VoC for strategic insight.

2008 to


(Undisclosed University)


Visiting Senior Research Fellow


He maintains his status of "Senior Research Fellow" as a Visitor with the School of Electronics and Computer Science, at the Expert's University, the international hub for research and development on semantic technologies in web environments and sharing and acting upon collective knowledge and information.

2007 to 2009


Eden Ventures


Research Analyst


He provides consulting services and conducts due diligence on innovative technologies on behalf of a sophisticated VC fund focusing on Semantic and Web 2.0 technologies investments on EMEA startups.

2001 to 2008


(Undisclosed University)


Senior Research Fellow


He works on a multi-million pound UK Government programme, AKT (Advanced Knowledge Technologies) with focus on semantic technologies on the Web (Semantic Web), Web 2.0 and social networks and applied knowledge and ontology engineering to solve knowledge management problems. Led projects and coached junior researchers and students.Collaborated with external organisations and industrial partners and delivered solutions to match their business needs. Developed and delivered presentations on the use of semantic technologies for knowledge management. Secured funding from external customers and promoted the use of semantic technologies. Internationally recognized expert in ontology mapping and semantic interoperability systems, acclaimed expertise led to industrial funding and a publication of a book on semantic interoperability practices and applications (IGI books, 2009).

2000 to 2001


The Open University


Research Fellow


He worked on a multi-million pound UK Government programme, AKT (Advanced Knowledge Technologies) focusing on knowledge management tools for web environments. Designed, developed and deployed a semantically enhanced, web used, organisational newsletter with customised, personalised news alerts.

1997 to 2000


University of Edinburgh


Marie Curie Research Fellow


He conducted his doctorate research on the use of ontologies in software engineering. He received a prestigious Marie Curie Fellowship from the European Commission. He forged collaborations with a number of colleagues and authorities in his field and he established an international network.

1996 to 1997


Eurocom Expertise


IT Consultant


Delivered specialists courses on advanced IT topics for a range of engineers from the manufacturing and telecoms sector.

1995 to 1996


Wired Software


Software Developer


Designed and developed software for a number of custom-made projects including a students' record tracking system, and a memory management system for MS Windows environments

Career Accomplishments:

Marie Curie Fellows Association British Computer Society

Publications and Patents Summary

He has 72 publications in internationally renowned journals and conference proceedings and 2 edited books

Consulting Services:
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Expert Witness:
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Market Research:
Been a member of trade associations in the UK and in the EU, participates and receives regular technology intelligence reports from market and technology research firms; consults VCs on technology trends and upcoming innovations.

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:

Specialist IT courses for MS Windows, Networking, Artificial Intelligence, Semantic Web, Semantic Interoperability, Knowledge Engineering

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Established network of experts in semantic technology field; worked together for a number of years in various international projects. Kept in touch with them and can call upon for their servies if special skills are required.

Other Skills and Services

Expertise in conducting meaningful due diligence for new and innovative technologies, ability to contextualise them with currect market trends and business objectives.


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