Prof. John Domingue is the Deputy Director of the Knowledge Media Institute at The Open University and the President of STI International, a semantics focused networking organization. He has published over 200 refereed articles in the areas of Artificial Intelligence and the Web and his current work is focused on how semantic technology can automate the management, development and use of Web services and on the relationship between Linked Data, rich media and education. Over the last decade John Domingue has served as the Scientific Director for three large European projects covering semantics, services, the Web and business process management. He current serves as Chair of the Steering Committee for the ESWC Conference Series. From 2008-2012 he served as a member of the Future Internet Assembly Steering Committee which helped coordinate the activities of over 150 EU projects with a combined budget of over 500M Euros. He is the Project Coordinator for two EU projects: FORGE which will connect Europe’s main Internet research and experimentation facilities to eLearning and Linked Data technologies and the European Data Science Academy which will increase the number of skilled data scientists within European industry. He is the founder and Director of the ESWC Summer and serves on the editorial board for the Journal of Web Semantics and the Applied Ontology Journal.