Robert J. Glushko
School of Information
Bob Glushko is an Adjunct Full Professor at the University of California at Berkeley in the School of Information, where he has been since 2002.
He has over thirty years of R&D, consulting, and entrepreneurial experience in information systems and service design, content management, electronic publishing, Internet commerce, and human factors in computing systems. He founded or co-founded four companies, including Veo Systems in 1997, which pioneered the use of XML for electronic business before its 1999 acquisition by Commerce One. Veo's innovations included the Common Business Library (CBL), the first native XML vocabulary for business-to-business transactions, and the Schema for Object-Oriented XML (SOX), the first object-oriented XML schema language. From 1999-2002 he headed Commerce One's XML architecture and technical standards activities and was named an "Engineering Fellow" in 2000. In 2008 he co-founded and serves as a Director for Document Engineering Services, an international consortium of expert consultants in standards for electronic business.
From 2005-2010 he was a member of the Board of Directors for OASIS, an international consortium that drives the development, convergence, and adoption of "open standards for the global information society," and is currently on the Board of Directors for the Open Data Foundation, dedicated to the adoption of global metadata standards for statistical data. He is the President of the Robert J. Glushko and Pamela Samuelson Foundation, which sponsors the annual Rumelhart Prize in Cognitive Science.
In 2008 he was made an honorary lifetime member of the Cognitive Science Society "for outstanding, sustained contributions to the general advancement of cognitive science,and in particular,to the Cognitive Science Society."
In 2011 he was named one of 50 UCSD Alumni Leaders by the UCSD Alumni Association to celebrate the university's 50th Anniversary.
In 2014 The Discipline of Organizing was named an Information Science Book of the Year by the Association of Information Science and Technology
FALL 2015 COURSES
- INFO 202 – Information Organization & Retrieval
- INFO 290 –New Perspectives on Organizing Systems - Data Science (Bob's Book Club)
Other courses taught 2002-2015
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Last modified 26 August 2015