Term Management creates and maintains world class taxonomies for world class companies. Our services range from taxonomy roadmap design to vocabulary and taxonomy development to long-term taxonomy maintenance. Download our services offering data sheet for more information.
Mike Doane, Principal Consultant
Goal: Mike started Term Management, LLC in 2011 with one goal in mind: create and manage world class taxonomies for world class clients.
Work:To date, Mike has built taxonomies for NASA, PepsiCo, Amazon, Del Monte, Microsoft, Expedia, University of Washington Medicine, Providence Health & Services, VISA, Philip Morris, Nike, The Standard Insurance, and Washington Mutual, to name a few.
Lesson learned: Never try to re-organize someone’s piles of paper without their permission.
Quote: “Pick up the hammer!” (inside joke to my iSchool students…)
Liz Houser, Senior Taxonomist:
With a research background in biological taxonomy and molecular systematics, Liz is in her element here at Term Management. She also has experience in both public and academic libraries and a newfound love for databases. When not busy studying to complete her MLIS degree in June, she enjoys reading STEM industry textbooks and is an outdoor enthusiast.
Brian LeBlanc, Taxonomist:
Brian is a taxonomist and business analyst whose goal is to design innovative information solutions for organizations. A native of Boston, Brian’s love of information organization began with organizing his baseball cards when he was a kid. He enjoys writing science fiction and lives in Seattle with his wife.
Karmin Mauritz, UX/UI Designer:
As a User Experience Designer, Karmin is passionate about understanding people’s needs and designing software interfaces that enable people to reach their goals. Her background is in software development and she’ll graduate with a MS in Information Management from the University of Washington in June 2013.
Brent Bell, Taxonomist
Brent is an MLIS candidate at the University of Washington iSchool, where he’s co-chair of ASIS&T UW and has concentrated on studies in taxonomy, information architecture, and semantic metadata design. Originally from the Portland area, he has a background in marketing communications and music event marketing. Classifying and categorizing hundreds of bands helped stoke his passion for information organization.
Gabrielle Nicas, Research Analyst
Gaby is a soon-to-be graduate of the University of Washington’s Master of Library & Information Science program, where she has focused on knowledge organization and thesaurus construction. Prior to returning to graduate school, she worked as an English instructor and program coordinator in the English for Health Sciences program at the Universitat Internacional de Catalunya in Barcelona, Spain.