Welcome Kendall! You won't always find me on calls, but I watch the list pretty closely.

Best wishes,


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-----public-egov-ig-request@w3.org wrote: -----

To: "Jose M. Alonso" <josema@w3.org>
From: Kendall Clark <kendall@clarkparsia.com>
Sent by: public-egov-ig-request@w3.org
Date: 04/14/2009 09:29AM
cc: eGov IG <public-egov-ig@w3.org>, John Sheridan <John.Sheridan@nationalarchives.gov.uk>, Kevin Novak <kevinnovak@aia.org>
Subject: Re: [agenda] eGov IG call, 15 April 2009, 13:00Z (9:00EST, 14:00GMT, 15:00CET)

On Tue, Apr 14, 2009 at 9:07 AM, Jose M. Alonso <josema@w3.org> wrote:
> 2. Any new Members around? Intros.

I'll introduce myself here since I can't make the telecon. I'm Kendall
Clark, one of the founders of Clark & Parsia [1]; we're a W3C-member
startup focused on semantic web infrastructure. We've been involved in
SPARQL, WSDL, OWL, and other W3C efforts. We make things like Pellet

I'm interested in eGov as an emerging market for our technology for a
few reasons:

1. in the US federal market is one of the biggest for semantic web
technologies; we've built production systems using RDF & OWL for NASA,
National Cancer Institute, etc.

2. we're based in DC, so eGov is a natural outlet for us

3. the new US focus on transparency, etc in gov't data handling is a
good opportunity for semweb stuff.

I look forward to participating here.

Kendall Clark

[1] http://clarkparsia.com/
[2] http://clarkparsia.com/pellet