Bob Boiko is founder and president of Metatorial Services Inc. He has 15 years of experience creating Web, hypertext, and multimedia systems and tools for some of the world's top technology corporations (including Microsoft, Motorola, and Boeing). He was responsible for the technical vision supporting Chase Bobko's leading position in content management. Author of software guides, technical papers, columns, magazine articles, and the book "Content Management Bible," Bob is a well known writer and commentator.
Bob is internationally known for his lectures and workshops. In addition, Bob is on the faculty of the University of Washington's Information School, a group dedicated to helping shape the emerging electronic information discipline. Bob's academic interests include metadata, information architecture, information system design, and public access to information.
After spending 5 years as a writer, consultant and software developer, Bob formed three separate companies to pursue his interest in electronic information. Within Chase Bobko Inc., his second company, Bob served as President, Head of Development, Head of Sales and Marketing, and Head of Operations. Bob and his two partners grew Chase Bobko from a staff of 6 to a staff of 70. Today, he owns Metatorial Services Inc., a small consultancy, which provides services for organizations embarking on content management projects.
Bob has extensive expertise in content and knowledge management, authoring, multimedia design, Web publishing, and tool construction. He has undergraduate degrees in physics and oceanography and a graduate degree in human communication.