Ms. Heather Hedden

Semantic Web Company

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Semantic Web Company


Heather Hedden is a taxonomy and ontology professional, currently employed as a Communications Manager/Knowledge Manager at Semantic Web Company, vendor of PoolParty Semantic Suite software ( Previously she was a senior vocabulary editor at Gale/Cengage Learning, a taxonomy manager at Viziant and First Wind, and a taxonomy consultant at PPC. Heather continues to independently teach a self-paced online taxonomy course (previously offered through the continuing education program of Simmons University School of Library and Information Science) and corporate onsite workshops through her business, Hedden Information Management ( Heather is the author of "The Accidental Taxonomist" (2010, 2016) ( and blogs at