Consultant and Researcher OntoInsights, LLC
email: arwesterinen [at] gmail.com email: andreaw [at] ontoinsights.com
Andrea Westerinen is an independent software engineer and systems architect, and CTO of OntoInsights, LLC (http://ontoinsights.com). She specializes in ontology development and knowledge engineering, and has extensive software development experience. Andrea has strong interests in semantic and linguistics technologies, and has worked in the computer industry since 1979, at places like SAIC, CA Technologies, Microsoft, Cisco, Intel and IBM. Her responsibilities have included researcher, strategist, program manager, personnel manager, software developer, ontologist and enthusiast, as needed. Andrea has lead and participated in many network and systems/storage management standards organizations. Currently, she is active in IAOA (International Association for Ontology and its Applications) and the yearly Ontology Summits.