Banquet PLENARY Speaker
Friday, September 9, 2022

Dr. Juan Sequeda

Principal Scientist at

Dr. Juan Sequeda is the Principal Scientist at He joined through the acquisition of Capsenta, a company he founded as a spin-off from his PhD research in Computer Science from The University of Texas at Austin. His goal is to reliably create knowledge from inscrutable data. His research and industry work has been on designing and building Knowledge Graph for enterprise data integration. 

Dr. Sequeda has researched and developed technology on semantic data virtualization, graph data modeling, schema mapping and data integration methodologies. He pioneered technology to construct knowledge graphs from relational databases, resulting in W3C standards, research awards, patents, software and his startup Capsenta acquired by in 2019. 

Dr. Sequeda strives to build bridges between academia and industry as the current co-chair of the LDBC Property Graph Schema Working Group, past member of the LDCB Graph Query Languages task force, standards editor at the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) and organizing committees of scientific conferences, including being the general chair of The Web Conference 2023.  He is the co-author of the book “Designing and Building Enterprise Knowledge Graph” and the co-host of Catalog and Cocktails, an honest, no-bs, non-salesy podcast about enterprise data.