Posts Tagged ‘NYC’

Semantic Web Jobs: Shutterstock


Shutterstock is looking for a Metadata Strategist in New York, NY. According to the post, “Shutterstock is looking for a metadata strategist to champion and lead metadata strategy, effectiveness, and standards in support of the findability of digital assets.  We’re looking for a specialist who understands how to use language to optimize the value of digital media. Day-to-day responsibilities include: Drive revenue optimization initiatives through the discovery of key-insights into descriptive metadata eco-system dynamics. Define and lead the implementation of metadata strategies to scale digital assets discovery and sales conversion. Be the thought leader on introducing and exploring concepts around keyword methodologies, disambiguation techniques, ontologies/taxonomies, containment hierarchies, etc.” Read more

Semantic Web Jobs: Pearson


Pearson is looking for a Taxonomy and Metadata Manager in New York, NY. The post states, “The Taxonomy and Metadata Manager will report to the VP of Learning Architecture and will provide essential leadership to develop and implement strategies, standards, and guidelines relating to the creation and improvement of content-related taxonomies and controlled vocabularies and will work closely with HE product/platform, NextGen, and data architecture teams to ensure that locally applied taxonomies and CV’s are enterprise aware and interoperable. This role will contribute significantly to the pan-Pearson goal to deliver efficacy metrics around educational content and services.” Read more

Semantic Web Jobs: Wolters Kluwer


Wolters Kluwer is searching for a Senior Information Architect in New York, NY. According to the post, “The Information Architect will be responsible for the definition, implementation and on-going refinement of an enterprise data architecture encompassing both transactional and information systems. The information architect will be involved in analyzing and selecting technical standards and establishing data objects, schemas and interfaces while balancing the need for both performance and security requirements. You will work closely with the content and product teams to understand the data and business models ensure proper definition, stewardship, distribution and storage of information.” Read more

Semantic Web Jobs: Google


Google is looking for a Business Systems Analyst, Data Services in New York, NY. According to the post, “At Google, we work at lightning speed. So when things get in the way of progress, the Business Systems Integration, Master Data Services team steps in to remove those roadblocks. The team identifies time-consuming internal data flows and processes and then builds Master Data Services that are reliable and scalable enough to work within the size and scope of the company. You listen to and translate Googler’s data services needs into high-level technical specifications, design and develop recommended systems and work with Google technical team to ensure smooth implementation. Whether battling large system processes or leveraging our homegrown suite of Google products for Googlers themselves, you help Googlers work faster and more efficiently.” Read more

New York City Set to Open Up All Its Data by 2018


GovTech reports, “New York City IT leaders, including Chief Information and Innovation Officer Rahul N. Merchant, Chief Digital Officer Rachel Haot and Open Platform Officer Michael Flowers, announced on Monday, Sept. 23, that they were releasing dozens of ‘high-value’ data sets on a revamped open data portal. The portal, first launched in 2011, now includes more than 1,100 data sets, with contributions from more than 60 different agencies, according to a news release. As outlined in open data legislation signed by Mayor Michael Bloomberg last year, the city will continue to release data sets on a regular schedule, with a stated goal of publishing all public data on the portal by 2018.” Read more

New Session Added to SemTechBiz NYC Line-up: Semantics in Finance

A new presentation has been added to the already bustling agenda for the Semantic Technology and Business Conference in New York next month. The conference, which takes place October 2-3 at the New Yorker, will now include Semantics in Finance: Addressing Looming Train Wreck in Risk Management, Regulatory Compliance and Reporting,  a presentation by Elisa Kendall, a partner at Thematix Partners. Read more

Semantic Technology Job: Thomson Reuters

Thomson Reuters is looking for a Natural Language Processing Engineer in New York, NY. The post states, “The Text Analytics and Machine Learning Team are looking for an experienced engineer or scientist to join the newly formed organization. The team focuses on developing products that are powered by advanced natural language processing and machine learning theory and techniques. The primary focus is on processing unstructured data, such as news, broker research, filings, social media data, etc., using both supervised and unsupervised machine learning techniques. In addition, the team also develops products that are quantitative in nature, derived from time series data.” Read more

Semantic Web Jobs: Refinery29

Refinery29 is looking for a Senior Semantic Modeler in New York, NY. According to the post, “We are looking for a senior semantic modeler to work in our Semantic Publishing Group at Refinery29. Our semantic publishing group develops editorial and consumer applications applying OWL based semantic modeling to our content universe and business systems. We are fascinated by the challenges and opportunities available currently in the intersection of publishing, editorial, advertising, personalization and retail. Our All-Star team has a single driving mission, to build the best editorial publishing platform on the planet. If you’re someone that’s excited about the idea of working with next-generation technologies and building amazing applications that will get daily use, than we love to hear from you.” Read more

Announced: Program for NYC Semantic Technology & Business Conference

Semantic Technology & Business Conference - October 2-3, 2013 in New York CityThe initial program has been announced for the next Semantic Technology & Business Conference in New York. The conference will take place October 2-3, 2013 at the New Yorker Hotel. This marks the second time this conference series has been to the Big Apple.

Eric Franzon, Conference Series Chair, said, “We are very excited about this conference. In addition to an already great program, we will be announcing other sessions, including must-see keynotes, in coming weeks, so we are excited for a very strong program full of solid learning and networking opportunities.”

Attendees will have the opportunity to explore semantic technologies in practice and to learn from the expert practitioners and business leaders who have already found value in semantic applications.


CFP EXTENDED for both European and NYC Semantic Technology & Business Conferences

Your Face Here?This fall, we will offer two events in the popular Semantic Technology & Business Conference series (#SemTechBiz).

Eric Franzon, Conference Chair, says, “We have received many excellent proposals for both the European  (Berlin, 18-19 September) and the New York (October 1-3) events. Perhaps due to Summer holidays, we have also received more requests than usual for deadline extensions. As a result, we are re-opening the CFP process and will now accept submissions for both events until end of day, Monday, July 22.”

Sponsorship opportunities and registration options are also available at this time. Details for each event are below.

LOGO: European Semantic Technology & Business Conference - September 18-19, 2013


LOGO: New York Semantic Technology & Business Conference, October 1-3, 2013


We hope to see you at one or both events!