Thomas Vander Wal    (Y11)

Thomas Vander Wal
Principal & Senior Consultant
InfoCloud Solutions, Inc.    (Y12)

In Thomas' more than 18 years as a professional in information services and web he has worked in many industries and in many roles. He has always been the problem solver and the person who can see the big picture and put it into details to get it accomplished.    (Y13)

Thomas coined folksonomy in 2004 as part of his interest with how a novel approach to tagging aids a person refinding information and is also used to augment other information structuring methods so to help other people find information.    (Y14)

Thomas also presents and provides training at many conferences, workshops, and in-house events. In 2005 Thomas presented and lead discussions at more than 15 events across the U.S. and Europe on a broad range of topics including: folksonomy, Personal InfoCloud, social software, information architecture, design, web standards, ubiquitous computing (ubicom), tagging, and designing for use and reuse of information across devices.    (Y15)

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