Dean Allemang is the cheif scientist at TopQuadrant, Inc., the first company in the United States devoted to Semantic Web consulting, training, and products. He codeveloped (along with Jim Hendler) TopQuadrant's successful Semantic Web training series, which he has been delivering on a regular basis.
Jim Hendler is the Tetherless World Senior Constellation Chair at Rensselaer Polytechnical Institute. He also serves as the associate director of the Web Science Research Initiative, headquartered at MIT. He has authored approximately 200 technical papers in the areas of artificial intelligence, the Semantic Web, agent-based computing, and high performance processing.