Principal TriviumRLG LLC
Christine Connors is the principal of TriviumRLG, an information consulting firm based in Pennsylvania. Representative projects include:
• Strategic market assessment of semantic technology readiness for a Silicon Valley based software solutions provider
• Taxonomy workshops for a large New York based publishing house
• Enterprise Metadata & Taxonomy Assessment, with recommendations for design and build, for a New York based educational publisher
• Ontology design and build consulting for a globally recognized news publisher
Ms. Connors has extensive experience in taxonomy, ontology and metadata design and development. Prior to forming TriviumRLG Ms. Connors was the global director, semantic technology solutions for Dow Jones, responsible for partnering with business champions across Dow Jones to improve digital asset management and delivery. In that position, she managed a worldwide team responsible for the development of taxonomies, ontologies and metadata that are used to add value to Dow Jones news and financial information products. Ms. Connors also served as business champion for the Synaptica® software application, including managing a US- based team of software developers, and supported Dow Jones consulting practices worldwide, which deliver end-to-end information access solutions based on taxonomies, metadata and semantic technologies. Prior to joining Dow Jones Ms. Connors was a knowledge architect at Intuit, where she was responsible for introducing semantic technologies to online content management and search. And before that, she was a Metadata Architect at Raytheon Company and Cybrarian at CEOExpress Company. At Raytheon Company she oversaw knowledge representation and enterprise search, delivering large-scale taxonomies, metadata schema and rules-based classification to improve retrieval of petabytes of internal information via a multi- vendor retrieval platform.
Ms. Connors is a certified Six Sigma Specialist, and is a member of both the American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) and the Special Libraries Association. Christine is Organizer of the Philadelphia and Princeton Semantic Web Meetups, and Assistant Organizer of the New York Semantic Web Meetup.
Ms. Connors holds a master of science degree in Library and Information Science from Simmons College, Boston, and a bachelor of science degree in Theatre Arts Management from Ithaca College, New York.