Re: [ALL] Introduction

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On Sep 20, 2011, at 21:18, Arnaud Le Hors wrote:

> Hi all,
> I just joined the WG and figured I should introduce myself.
> I'm part of the IBM Software Standards group. Although I'm new to the RDF 
> arena I'm not totally stranger to it because I was actually a W3C staff 
> member some 12 years ago (I know, that dates me, doesn't it?) I was 
> specifically involved in HTML, DOM, and XML with various hats (editor, 
> activity lead, co-chair) but of course when you work anywhere near TimBL 
> it's impossible not to hear about RDF. :-)
> After several years wandering off the technical path into standards 
> strategy and policy land, I decided last Fall to reconnect with my roots 
> and I've since then been working with several of our product groups that 
> have made Linked Data an integral part of their infrastructure. I don't 
> think this is well known yet but this actually marks a significant shift 
> in IBM's position towards Linked Data. Indeed, while IBM Research has 
> always been interested in the Semantic Web, and several IBMers have 
> participated in various related activities for that reason, we've only 
> recently started using it in our products in a big way.
> If you're interested you can learn about some of what we do with Linked 
> Data by visiting the Open Services for Lifecycle Collaboration (OSLC): 
> Our interest is in helping promote Linked Data in the industry and helping 
> with further development of this technology. It is in this context that 
> I'm happy to become part of this WG.
> --
> Arnaud  Le Hors - Software Standards Architect - IBM Software Group

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