Eric A. Meyer

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An internationally recognized expert on the subjects of HTML, CSS, and Web standards, Eric has been working on the web since late 1993. He is the founder of Complex Spiral Consulting, a co-founder of the microformats movement, and co-founder (with Jeffrey Zeldman) of An Event Apart, the design conference series for people who make web sites. Beginning in early 1994, Eric was the campus Web coordinator for Case Western Reserve University, where he authored a widely acclaimed series of three HTML tutorials and was project lead for the online version of the <cite>Encyclopedia of Cleveland History</cite> combined with the <cite>Dictionary of Cleveland Biography</cite>, the first example of an encyclopedia of urban history being fully and freely published on the Web.

In his personal time, Eric acts as List Chaperone for the highly active css-discuss mailing list, enjoys a good meal whenever possible, and considers almost no type of music to be worthless. He lives in Cleveland Heights with his wife and children.