Eliot Christian    (83)

For the last 15 years, Eliot has been promoting a global vision for information access that enhances the free flow of information through decentralized information locator services. He helped establish this approach in law, policy, standards, and technology. He led the ISO Metadata Working Group and has been involved with various major information infrastructure initiatives including the current Federal Enterprise Architecture. Eliot joined the United States Geological Survey in 1986 with a focus on strategic planning, information standards, and new technologies. From 1975 to 1986, he was a computer resources manager in the Veterans Administration, helping direct six nationwide data processing centers and overseeing data management for VA databases.    (84)