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Access 2003 Keynote Speaker

Tim Bray

Tim Bray has 20 years of experience in the software industry, and is widely recognized as an expert in Web architecture, information retrieval, and software optimization. In 1987 he became manager of the New Oxford English Dictionary Project at the University of Waterloo. In 1989, he co-founded the Open Text Corporation (NASDAQ:OTEX) where in 1994 he introduced what would become one of the first commercial web Search Engines. In 1996, he joined the World Wide Web Consortium's XML Working Group, serving as co-editor of the Extensible Markup Language (XML 1.0) specification. Tim was recently nominated by Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web and Director of the Web Consortium, to the Consortium's Technical Advisory Group, which serves an architectural oversight function for the whole Web. He is the founder and present CTO of Antarctica Information Systems.

His continuing essay on the themes of Truth, Technology and Business is located at

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