WebMediaBrands’ Semantic Technology & Business Conference Announces Keynote
Speakers and Complete Program for June 2-5 Event in San Francisco
NEW YORK -- March 11, 2013
WebMediaBrands Inc.(Nasdaq: WEBM) today announced its program and lineup of
keynote speakers for its Semantic Technology & Business Conference, the
world’s largest event devoted to semantic technologies. Keynote presentations
will be delivered by speakers from big enterprises, start-ups, and
large-scale, open projects.
Abhishek Gattani of Walmart and Matthew Degel of Viacom will speak on how they
are using semantic technologies to tackle big data challenges, while Nick
Holzherr of Whisk and Hans Constandt of Ontoforce will give the audience a
peek into the world of semantic start-ups. Denny Vrandečić of Wikidata, will
provide an update on how the information within Wikipedia is being shaped into
a knowledge graph by and for everyone.
The conference brings together data-driven thought leaders and semantic
experts from influential brands and Fortune 500 companies, including Gannett,
Google, the BBC, Oracle, Autodesk, schema.org, Wells Fargo, Gartner, O’Reilly
Tech Ventures, and Yahoo! Inc. The complete program can be found at
“2013 seems to be the year for the take off of semantic technologies, as
Google and Facebook have based their search on semantic technology and now we
have the Gartner Group predicting that semantic technology will be one of the
leading tech themes for the year,” stated Alan Meckler, Chairman and CEO of
In addition to the conference breakouts, keynotes, panels, and tutorials, the
event will play host to the “Top Semantic Start-Up Competition” and a
A large body of enterprise companies, information professionals, and venture
capitalists will attend Semantic Technology & Business Conference in San
Francisco on June 2-5. Exhibitors and sponsors include Be Informed, Cambridge
Semantics, EnterpriseWeb, fluid Operations, Profium, Stardog, SYSTAP,
TopQuadrant, Edyt, Expert System, Meronymy, and Ontos.
For exhibiting and sponsorship information, please contact Frank Fazio at
203-662-2887 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
For complete information on Semantic Technology & Business Conference, please
About WebMediaBrands Inc.
WebMediaBrands Inc. (Nasdaq: WEBM) (http://www.webmediabrands.com) is a
leading Internet media company that provides content, education, and career
services to social media, traditional media, and creative professionals
through a portfolio of vertical online properties, communities, and trade
shows. The Company's online business includes: (i)mediabistro.com, a leading
blog network providing content, education, community, and career resources
(including the industry's leading online job board) about major media industry
verticals including new media, social media, Facebook, TV news, advertising,
public relations, publishing, design, and mobile; (ii) InsideNetwork.com, a
leading network of online properties providing original market research, data
services, news, and job listings on the Facebook platform, on social gaming,
and on mobile applications ecosystems; and (iii) SemanticWeb.com, a leading
blog providing content, education, community resources and career resources on
the commercialization and application of Semantic Technologies, Linked Data,
and Big Data. The Company's online business also includes community,
membership and e-commerce offerings including a freelance listing service, a
marketplace for designing and purchasing logos (stocklogos.com) and premium
membership services. The Company's trade show and educational offerings
include conferences, online and in-person courses, and video subscription
libraries on topics covered by the Company's online business.
All current WebMediaBrands press releases can be found online at
For information on WebMediaBrands:
Ashley Taylor Anderson, 212-547-7870
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