Eric Franzon

Eric Franzon, specialist, is a well-known Semantic Technology consultant, trainer, evangelist, journalist, community organizer, and business analyst. Eric regularly teaches and consults about Semantic Web and Linked Data concepts, as well as their use in SEO/SEM and enterprise applications. With more than 15 years in web development and smart data expertise, Eric has directed a daily publication, SemanticWeb.com, and a large, detailed IT industry conference focused on commercial applications of Semantic Technologies. Eric served as an Advisory Committee representative of the World Wide Web Consortium for several years. A lifelong learner and educator, Eric has taught Semantic Web concepts, improvisational comedy, blues harmonica, theater, and gender studies. Skills and specialties include RDF, RDFa, JSON-LD, Microdata, SPARQL, ontology development, schema.org, e-commerce, website development, community building, business analysis, technical research, presentation skills, training development, marketing/communications, Semantic Web, staff management, and systems and process management.