Dr. Alexander Linden is an independent consultant and technology expert. Until April 2006 he worked as an industry analyst with Gartner for almost 8 years. In his position as Research Vice President he led Gartner's coverage on Semantic Web technologies and other advanced information management areas. He also directed parts of Gartner's Emerging Technology Watch and consulted global clients in many industries on issues of innovation management.
Prior to joining Gartner in 1998, Mr. Linden was a senior staff member of General Electric's strategic technology unit in New York. Mr. Linden completed postdoctorial studies at the ICSI in Berkeley and was a research scientist with the Fraunhofer AIS near Bonn. Mr. Linden holds a master's and a doctorate degree in computer science.
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