Archived: Speaker of the Day: Dave Compton


Dave Compton, Information Architect, News Platform, Thomson Reuters, contributes to the Metadata Conference which will be held on the 26th May in Zagreb.

Dave has worked in News and Media at Thomson Reuters since 1998. He has held various technical design, development and architectural roles across multimedia content acquisition, normalisation and transformation, focusing on content metadata, rights and standardisation. Prior to that he worked in financial trading systems development, specialising in Reuters market data.
He is also a Director of the IPTC, where he leads the technical development of the NewsML-G2 standard and is actively involved in a number of related initiatives including content rights, photo/video metadata and linked data.