Jay Myers is a Lead Web Development Engineer for Best Buy, Co., Inc., a Fortune 100 electronics retailer. He has over 11 years of experience implementing, managing and maintaining web sites and applications. Jay has a passion for bringing standards to commerce websites, with a particular focus on emerging semantic web technologies. He co-authored the current product microformat draft specification. Additionally, he has been an active supporter of the GoodRelations ontology for ecommerce, utilizing it for modeling Best Buy products and brick-and-mortar stores in both RDF/XML and RDFa.
Prior to Best Buy, Jay was a Senior Web Developer at Internet Broadcasting, where he developed solutions for local network TV affiliates, including the NBC Olympic website for the winter games in Turin, Italy.
In his spare time, Jay serves as a Volunteer Project Analyst for the DataPortability Project. You can find more detailed information on his blog at http://jay.beweep.com.