Mike Lauruhn is a librarian currently working as Research Technology Director at Elsevier Labs. His research areas include Linked Data, taxonomies and ontologies, research data, and annotation and mark-up. He has been with Elsevier Labs for six years. Prior to that, he held consulting and technical positions helping large companies and organizations define and implement taxonomies and metadata schemas. Mike's earlier work experience includes being a cataloger for the California Newspaper Project.