Dan McCreary is an enterprise data architecture consultant with over 25 years of experience. He worked for Bell Labs, Steve Jobs (at NeXT Computer) and owned his own consulting company with over 75 employees. He has been active in establishing XML standards in the areas of Criminal Justice, Education, Taxation, Real Estate, Banking, and Insurance. He is interested in all things XML, metadata management, data governance, the semantic web, and enterprise data strategy development. He has a special fondness for XForms, REST, and native XML databases.