Museums and the Web 2005
Speakers: Speaker Biography
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Speakers from around the world present their latest work at MW2005.

Mike Stapleton

Technical Director
System Simulation Ltd.
Bedford Chambers
The Piazza Covent Garden
WC2E 8HA United Kingdom

Mike Stapleton is a graduate of Imperial College, London, the London Institute of Computer Science and the Royal College of Art. He developed his interests in computer graphics and user-interface design at the Royal College of Art and at the NERC's Experimental Cartography Unit. He was for some time Reader and Industrial Associate at Bournemouth University. Since joining SSL in 1978 he has worked on a wide variety of projects, leading the development of the company's proprietary text database software systems and applying these in a wide range of areas. He has been involved in all areas of System Simulation's technical work and has responsibility for developing the software engineering activity of the company. Has participated as software engineer, project manager or consultant in many projects relating to computer graphics, user-interface design, text databases, multi-media databases applied in areas such as museum and library applications, manufacturing, publishing, business intelligence, computer- based training and document management. He chaired a panel of the BSI committee responsible for the British effort in developing the international computer graphics standards and has represented the UK in this capacity at various ISO meetings.

Mike will present Storymaker: User-generated Content - Worthy Or Worthwhile?.