Dean Allemang is the author of the leading textbook on Semantic Technologies ("Semantic Web for the Working Ontologist"). Dean has trained over 1,000 professionals on the application and deployment of Semantic Web technology. He is an experienced Data Management consultant and trainer in Semantic Technologies and sits on the design committees of several major international standards bodies. Dean currently directs Working Ontologist, LLC, a consultancy that specializes in the development and deployment of semantic web solutions. His current industry focus is in finance, media, agriculture and life sciences.