Ana Alice Baptista is a professor at the Information Systems Department and a researcher at ALGORITMI Center, both at University of Minho, Portugal. She graduated in computer engineering and has a PhD on Information Systems and Technologies. She is the chair-elect of the Dublin Core Metadata Initiative (DCMI) Governing Board and she also co-chairs the DCMI Education & Outreach Committee (DC-EOC). She is also a member of the Elpub conference series Executive Committee. She participated in several R&D projects and she was an evaluator of project proposals under FP7. She has authored or co-authored more than 60 articles. Her main areas of interest include Metadata, Linked Data and the Open Movement both under their technological and social perspectives.