Keynote: XML und die Suche nach einer menschenfreundlichen Benutzeroberfläche
Michael Sperberg-McQueen is the founder of Black Mesa Technologies LLC, a consultancy specialized in information management using descriptive markup.
Before launching Black Mesa, he served for ten years as a member of the technical staff at the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). There he chaired the XML Coordination Group and served on the XML, XML Schema, XSL, Service Modeling Language, and XML Processing Model working groups, and served as editor of the XML 1.0 and XML Schema 1.1 specifications. Before joining W3C, he spent fourteen years working in the academic computer centers of Princeton University and the University of Illinois at Chicago, where he served as a consultant for humanities computing, developed database applications, ran documentation groups, and maintained library automation systems.