Francisco Carlos Paletta is a Professor at School of Communication and Arts of University of São Paulo. His research interests include Digital Humanities, Information Technology Systems, Data Science and Analytics, Machine Learning, Information and Knowledge Organization, Linked Data, Metadata, Web of Things, and Open Science. Dr. Paletta has authored over 100 research papers and 15 books. His research projects have been funded by the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development CNPq, the São Paulo Research Foundation FAPESP, and other esteemed academic and scientific foundations. Currently he is serving as head of Department of Information and Culture, an iSchhol organization member. Dr. Paletta earned a PhD from the University of São Paulo, and a Master from Université Paul-Valéry Montpellier III. He is active with the DCMI community, involved in the Dublin Core usage in other models, Linked Data, Metadata and Web of Things.