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2009 SSP 31st Annual Meeting, Marriott Baltimore Waterfront, Baltimore, MD

Concurrent 1D: When Metadata Is the Content….

How Publishers Are Adding Value to Their Content to Increase Discoverability


Chris Beguel
Chris Beguel is Director of Sales for TEMIS, Inc., responsible for sales, business development, partnerships, and alliances. He also implements TEMIS corporate strategy for the North American territory. Working with industry leaders on strategic enrichment projects, Chris has developed expertise in text mining for publishing and media companies. Prior to his current position, he was account manager, Life Sciences, for TEMIS. Chris has supervised the implementation of dedicated solutions in research and development or competitive intelligence. He holds a BA in economics from the University of Lyon (France) and has coauthored several articles about competitive intelligence. He is based in New York City.
Jabin White
Jabin White is Director of Strategic Content for Wolters Kluwer Health’s Professional & Education Division. In this role, White is responsible for advising WK’s publishing teams on relevant technologies, collaboratively helping to determine product opportunities, and spearheading P&E’s digital content initiatives.

With a heavy background in XML theory and practice, White has spent most of his career evangelizing the benefits of markup languages and related technologies, including content management, workflow enhancements, and authoring tools.

Prior to joining WK, White served as Vice President, STM Sales for Scope eKnowledge Center, and VP of Product Development at Silverchair, Inc., a leading developer of information solutions for health care publishers.

Before Silverchair, White spent five years as Executive Director of Electronic Production at Elsevier, serving the Health Sciences Division. His group performed the production work for such products as MD Consult, Mosby’s Drug Consult, and The Official ABMS Directory of Board Certified Medical Specialists.

White started in health sciences publishing as an editorial assistant at Current Medicine, and learned SGML at Mosby in the mid-90’s, working on the drug reference Physicians GenRx. He has held electronic publishing positions at Mosby, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, and Unbound Medicine. He is a graduate of Wake Forest University with a BA in history and has a Masters in Business Administration from Pennsylvania State University.

Darrell-DUP Gunter
Darrell W. Gunter is one of the leading experts in strategic consultative sales and sales management in the electronic intellectual industry. He is one of the leading advocates in semantic technology in the Science, Technical and Medical Industry as he led the transition from print to the internet. Together with his financial industry experience, he brings a unique perspective of the industry and the user community. He is a speaker at many information industry events advocating the benefits of the semantic technology and semantic web.

Today, he serves as the EVP/ CMO of Collexis a semantic technology, knowledge discovery company specializing in application management software. Previously he served as the Sr. V.P. of Sales and Marketing for Elsevier and as the Nat’l Sales Director for Dow Jones Financial News Services. He began his career at Xerox. He is an Adjunct Professor at Seton Hall University and serves on the Content Board of the Software Information Industry Association, Olin College of Engineering Library Advisory Board, Seton Hall University Advisory Council and is the Chairman of the Board for the Women’s Venture Fund. He is also a member of ALA, SSP and Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. His radio program “Leadership” airs Saturday mornings at 7:30am on WSOU HD 89.5 FM / WSOU.net.