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Marc Shimpeno

Staff Taxonomist
Etsy, USA

Picture of Marc ShimpenoMarc is a US-based taxonomist with fourteen years of experience building and maintaining controlled vocabularies for websites, specifically e-commerce platforms.  He received his MLIS from the University of Washington in Seattle in 2005 and hasn’t stopped taxonomizing since, building data structures for everything from biology to finance and just about every type of product for sale online.  He is currently a staff taxonomist at Etsy, a global peer-to-peer online marketplace for millions of handmade and vintage items, where taxonomies and technology work together to help describe and organize Etsy's wild world of unique goods.

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