Dan Brassil provides expertise in information retrieval, linguistics and solutions design. Since 2005, he has served in key leadership roles on H5 engagements, consulting with clients to identify strategies for capturing subject matter and overseeing the implementation of these strategies, ensuring they meet client needs and objectives. He previously served as an Associate Director in H5’s Professional Services group and was head of Research, Modeling and Analysis. Prior to joining H5, Mr. Brassil taught Linguistics at the University of California, San Diego and his work has been published in linguistics and information retrieval journals. Mr. Brassil received his B.A. from the University of California, Santa Cruz (with honors) and his M.A. in Linguistics from the University of California, San Diego.