Martin Hepp is a professor of General Management and E-business at Universität der Bundeswehr München in Germany, where he heads the E-Business and Web Science Research Group. He is the creator of the GoodRelations vocabulary for e-commerce on the Web of Linked Data, a schema and technique for more precise and more reusable descriptions of business offers and interests. GoodRelations has been adopted by Yahoo, BestBuy, and numerous other technology providers and merchants alike. In his academic career, Martin was the organizer of more than fifteen workshops and conference tracks on conceptual modeling, Semantic Web topics, and information systems and member of more than sixty conference and workshop program committees, including ASWC, ESWC, IEEE CEC/EEE, and ECIS.
Martin holds a Master's degree in Business Management and Business Information Systems and a Ph.D. in Business Information Systems from the University of Würzburg (Germany).
For more information on GoodRelations, see http://www.ebusiness-unibw.org/wiki/GoodRelations