Joan Cobb
Principal IT Project Manager
The J. Paul Getty Trust

Joan Cobb is currently leading the project to publish the Getty Vocabularies as Linked Open Data. Since joining the Getty in 1990, Joan has played a primary role in the design and development of the custom software necessary to support the growth and usage of the Getty Vocabularies and AATA Online. Joan came to the Getty with a background in an array of programming and design experiences, ranging from academic and medical research to energy management and hazardous chemical tracking. She began her career in computing after more than a decade as teacher and master teacher with the public school system and government/industry sponsored programs.