Marcel Fröhlich Joins Board of Directors for Enterprise Knowledge Graph Foundation

Enterprise Knowledge Graph Foundation is pleased to welcome eccenca Director Services Marcel Fröhlich to its Board of Directors.

Marcel is a welcome addition to EKGF’s board, said EKGF’s board president Dennis E. Wisnosky. He is well respected in the knowledge graph industry and he brings a wealth of experience and expertise that will benefit the Foundation’s members and endeavors.

Marcel Fröhlich is in charge of customer projects and consulting at eccenca. In his role, he is regularly involved in enterprise knowledge graph initiatives, predominantly in mobility and manufacturing industries. Marcel holds a degree in computer science (University of Tübingen and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam) and an MBA from ESB Reutlingen. He worked 10 years in the corporate world serving in various management positions in T‑Systems International GmbH, where he was responsible for substantial project & consulting business in various industries mostly focused on business information management. Since 2013, he has been serving as Director Services at eccenca, where he continues to conceptualize and implement knowledge graph infrastructures in several lighthouse projects at large enterprises including Nokia, Bosch and Siemens.

Marcel Fröhlich said, EKGF combines a unique blend of expertise and industrial experience to shape and align the building blocks required for reusable knowledge and data infrastructures. I am looking forward to contributing to cross-industry best practices for using enterprise knowledge graphs.

About EKG Foundation

Enterprise Knowledge Graph Foundation was formed in April 2020 to promote semantic standards and best practices to support the growing enterprise knowledge graph marketplace. A consortium of data management and semantic technology advocates, EKG Foundation is a non-profit organization focused on the growth of semantic technology, the adoption of best practices, and the implementation of a shared infrastructure for evaluating data quality. EKGF's members participate in weekly open working sessions to debate and develop a consensus in order to provide guidelines for the development and deployment of an enterprise knowledge graph. The principles emphasize shared meaning and content reuse that are the cornerstone of operating in complex and interconnected environments. The first edition of EKGF’s Enterprise Knowledge Graph Maturity Model will be released the first week of October, 2021. For more information, visit

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