Heather Hedden is a Data and Knowledge Engineer in the professional services team of Semantic Web Company, vendor of PoolParty software for taxonomy, ontology, and knowledge graph management. She trains clients in getting started in building taxonomies and ontology models. Previously she worked as a taxonomy consultant (Hedden Information Management) and as a taxonomist in various organizations. Through Hedden Information Management she continues to teach an online course in taxonomy creation, and she has given numerous conference and corporate taxonomy workshops. Heather is author of the book The Accidental Taxonomist.