Eric Franzon - . Missoula, Montana Area, MT, US

Eric Franzon Eric Franzon

Vice President Community, SemanticWeb.com | SemanticWeb.com (a MediaBistro company)

Missoula, Montana Area, MT, US

Want to learn what Semantic Technologies are about in an entertaining way that won't leave you wishing you had a PhD in Computer Science?

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Biography

Eric works as a Semantic Technology consultant, trainer, evangelist, journalist, community organizer, and business analyst. Eric regularly teaches and consults about Semantic Web and Linked Data concepts and their use in both SEO/SEM and Enterprise applications. He is interested in Open Data, Cognitive Computing, and how to make Big Data systems smart(-er).

Eric has directed a daily publication, SemanticWeb.com, and a large, detailed IT industry conference (www.semanticconference.com). A lifelong learner and educator, Eric has taught Semantic Web concepts, improvisational comedy, blues harmonica, and theater. Skills and specialties: RDF, RDFa, JSON-LD, Microdata, SPARQL, e-commerce, website development, community building, business analysis, technical research, presentation skills, training development, marketing/communications, Semantic Web, staff management, system and process management, operations. Eric lives in Missoula, MT and travels frequently.

Industry Expertise (3)

Information Technology and Services Internet IT Services/Consulting

Areas of Expertise (3)

Semantic Web Linked Data Smart Data

Affiliations (2)

  • Advisory Committee Rep., World Wide Web Consortium
  • University of Montana, Dept. of Computer Science Advisory Board

Testimonials (1)

Pierre Bradshaw, Founder - Rockstar Labs / Partner @ The A-Listers | Seevl / Semantics and Music

"You gave one of the most easy to understand and entertaining technical presentations that I've ever seen on a subject that can easily confuse most people. You have a true gift."

Event Appearances (11)

Semantic Web: A Roadmap for SEO Today and Tomorrow

SEO Meets Semantic Web (Meets St. Patrick's Day)  Lotico San Diego Meetup: San Diego, California

2015-03-17

A Path to Success along the Semantic Web

Presentation to internship program  Missoula College

2015-03-06

Introduction to Semantic Web

Database Course  University of Montana

2015-02-26

Semantic Web for Fun and Profit

Big Data Week 2014  MonTEC Center

2014-05-09

Big Data for Dummies

Big Data Week 2014  MonTEC Center

2014-05-07

Introduction to Semantic Web

Graduate level course on advanced databases  Montana State University, Bozeman, MT

2013-08-30

Introduction to Semantics for Manufacturing and Retail

GS1 Alliance Group Webcast  Online

2013-07-24

Semantics and Accessibility - A Natural Fit

Accessibility Camp L.A.  California State University, Northridge

2012-10-20

Semantic Web - A Musical Introduction

Joint Meetup Group  Coloft, Los Angeles, CA

2012-10-02

Semantics for the Rest of Us

DAMA Day - Half-day workshop  SAP Labs, Palo Alto, CA

2010-06-05

Linked Open Data / Linked Enterprise Data

Enterprise Data World Conference  San Diego, CA

2010-03-02

Style

Availability

  • Keynote
  • Moderator
  • Panelist
  • Workshop Leader
  • Host/MC
  • Corporate Training

Fees

0 to 5000 *Will consider certain engagements for no fee
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