Biographical Sketch

Raymond Yee is President of Data Unbound LLC. He is author of the leading book on web mashups, Pro Web 2.0 Mashups: Remixing Data and Web Services (Apress). He has been a contributing writer for ProgrammableWeb, the web's premiere resource for tracking developments in APIs and mashups.

At the UC Berkeley School of Information, he taught Mixing and Remixing Information, a course on using APIs to create mashups. He recently co-wrote three influential reports on how the US government can improve its efforts to make data and services available through APIs.

Raymond served as the Integration Advisor for the Zotero Project (a widely used open source research tool) and managed the Zotero Commons, a collaboration between George Mason University and the Internet Archive.

As the Technology Architect for the Interactive University Project at UC Berkeley, he designed and prototyped software to support learning, teaching, and research, in collaboration with the California Digital Library. As a campus data architect, Raymond led the technical development of a faculty advancement reporting system.

Raymond has been an invited speaker about web technology at the Library of Congress, Fashion Institute of Technology, the O'Reilly Emerging Technology Conference, American Library Association, the Open Education conference, Code4lib, Educause, NISO, Sun Microsystems, the University of Waterloo, and Hewlett Packard.

He is a member of the Association of Computing Machinery. He has served on the boards of Westminster House and Radix Magazine. While earning a Ph.D. in biophysics, he taught computer science, philosophy, and personal development to middle and high school students in the Academic Talent Development Program on the Berkeley campus. Raymond is an erstwhile tubaist, admirer of J. S. Bach, and son of industrious Chinese-Canadian restaurateurs.