Web developer with over 25 years of experience in website development, business management applications, and multimedia marketing.
Strong background in HTML, CSS, PHP, Javascript, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Photoshop, Lightroom, Final Cut Pro and more.

Work history
Senior Programmer
Encompass K.K., Tokyo, Japan 2009-Present
■ Lead developer for web-based sales and accounting management systems
■ Lead developer for web marketing and application development

Cooperative Researcher
Tsujii Laboratory, the University of Tokyo, Japan 2007-2009
■ Lead Developer for the PathText project: a text mining integrator for biological pathway visualizations.

Cooperative Researcher
Komiyama Laboratory, the University of Tokyo & Department of Frontier Sciences & Science Integration, the University of Tokyo, Japan 2002-2007
■ Lead developer for the EKOSS project: A semantic search engine for sharing, discovery, and integration of expert knowledge.
■ Team member of the Tokyo Half Project: A web-based exchange for countermeasure technology and computational model development
■ Team member of MIT CADLab DOME project
■ Researched semantic web technologies such as OWL, JTP, Protege and EnergyPlus

IT Manager Limited, Ebisu, Japan 2002-2003
■ Project manager for English learning product sales
■ Website maintenance for website
■ Managed computer systems and networking equipment
■ Managed IT staff.

Freelance IT/Web Designer
Muncie, IN 2001-2002
■ Designed websites, installed computer networks, and managed PC issues for local businesses.

Communications & Programming Director
Rutter Communications Network LLC, Muncie, IN 1992-2001
■ Developed web-based sales and accounting management system
■ Lead developer for a regional telephone directory portal project.
■ Developed web-based weekly video news program for internal sales team communication
■ Managed purchasing and maintenance of personal computers, servers, communications, and networking equipment
■ Video production, editing and creative for local television commercials

Lab Manager
Ball State University Computer Labs, Muncie, IN 1990-1992
■ Managed user support for computer lab of Apple, Windows and Vax terminals.
■ Maintained computer terminals and printing equipment

Ball State University, Muncie, IN 1989-1995
■ Master's Degree: Information and Communication Sciences
■ Bachelor's Degree: Telecommunications
■ Minor in Applications of Computer Science

Monrovia High school, Monrovia, IN 1986-1989

PathText: a text mining integrator for biological pathway visualizations
Brian Kemper, Takuya Matsuzaki, Yukiko Matsuoka, Yoshimasa Tsuruoka, Hiroaki Kitano, Sophia Ananiadou, Jun-ichi Tsujii
Bioinformatics [ISMB]. 01/2010; 26:374-381.

Community Platform for Pathway Model Building
Y Matsuoka, S Ghosh, N Kikuchi, R Sætre, B Kemper, N Okazaki, S Ananiadou, J Tsujii, H Kitano 10th International Conference on Systems Biology; 09/2009

Internet-Based Integrated Environmental Assessment, Part II: Semantic Searching Based on Ontologies and Agent Systems for Knowledge Discovery
Steven Kraines, Rafael Batres, Brian Kemper, Michihisa Koyama, Vincent Wolowski
Journal of Industrial Ecology 02/2008; 10(4):37 – 60. · 2.28 Impact

Connecting Text Mining and Pathways using the PathText Resource.
Rune Sætre, Brian Kemper, Kanae Oda, Naoaki Okazaki, Yukiko Matsuoka, Norihiro Kikuchi, Hiroaki Kitano, Yoshimasa Tsuruoka, Sophia Ananiadou, Jun-ichi Tsujii
Proceedings of the International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation, LREC 2008, 26 May – 1 June 2008, Marrakech, Morocco; 01/2008

PathText: Text Mining Tools Integrated with Biological Pathway
R Sætre, B Kemper, K Oda, N Okazaki, Y Matsuoka, N Kikuchi, H Kitano, Y Tsuruoka, S Ananiadou, J Tsujii
Genomes to Systems Conference 2008 Handbook; 01/2008

EKOSS: A Knowledge-User Centered Approach to Knowledge Sharing, Discovery, and Integration on the Semantic Web
Steven B. Kraines, Weisen Guo, Brian Kemper, Yutaka Nakamura
The Semantic Web – ISWC 2006, 5th International Semantic Web Conference
Athens, GA, USA, November 5-9, 2006, Proceedings; 01/2006

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