Jean Paoli

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Jean Paoli at the 2010 O'Reilly Open Source Convention

Jean Paoli is one of the inventors of XML. Along with Tim Bray and C. Michael Sperberg-McQueen, Paoli co-edited the XML 1.0 recommendation for the World Wide Web Consortium starting in 1997 and until at least 2008.[1][2]

Paoli was born in Beirut, Lebanon.[3] Before joining Microsoft, Paoli had spent 10 years developing various startup companies at INRIA, the renowned French institute for research in computer science.[3] He moved from Paris to join Microsoft in 1996, where he worked on the Channel Definition Format for Internet Explorer 4.0,[4] advocated for the original Microsoft Office XML formats, and promoted Office Open XML.

Along with Adriana Neagu and others he was a co-inventor of InfoPath and is named on its patented way of authoring XML using DHTML views and XSLT.[5]

Paoli was the president of Microsoft Open Technologies until 2017.[6] He departed Microsoft in late 2017 to create the startup Docugami, Inc. which focuses on productivity, machine learning, semi-structured data and documents.[6]

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  1. ^ http://www.w3.org/TR/WD-xml-970807
  2. ^ http://www.w3.org/TR/xml/
  3. ^ a b "Google made sense of the web. Docugami does that for documents". Signalfire.
  4. ^ http://www.xml.com/pub/a/w3j/s3.paoli.html
  5. ^ http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=3&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=ardeleanu.INNM.&s2=paoli.INNM.&OS=IN/ardeleanu+AND+IN/paoli&RS=IN/ardeleanu+AND+IN/paoli/ Patent
  6. ^ a b "AI superpowers for everyday documents: Microsoft vet and XML co-creator unveils startup Docugami". Geekwire.

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