Presented on 4-4-2014
Stephen Abram, MLS, a strategy and direction planning consultant for libraries and the information industry, is principal of Lighthouse Partners, an associate of Dysart & Jones. He is also CEO of the Federation of Ontario Public Libraries. He is a library trend watcher, keynote speaker, innovator and author of Stephen’s Lighthouse blog. He has held executive leadership positions at Gale-Cengage Learning, SirsiDynix, Thomson, ProQuest and IHS. Stephen is also a former SLA president and SJSU SLIS faculty member; and he’s currently a member of the SJSU SLIS International Advisory Council
Presented on 3-5-2014
Rachel Berrington is the Director of IEEE's Client Services, nine professional librarians who are responsible for global customer outreach, training and awareness. Rachel was first hired in January 2002 as a Customer Relations Manager for Western North America. Prior to joining the IEEE, she was the Corporate Librarian at Mentor Graphics, an electronic design automation company in Portland, Oregon.
Rachel was President of the Oregon Chapter of the Special Libraries Association (SLA) in 2002 - 2003. She was also a member of IEEE's inaugural Library Advisory Council from 1999 - 2001. She is an active member of both the SLA and ASEE's Engineering Libraries Division.
Rachel received her Masters in Library and Information Science at the University of Arizona and her Bachelors Degree at Colorado College. IEEE is the world's largest professional association dedicated to advancing technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity. IEEE and its members inspire a global community through IEEE's highly cited publications, conferences, technology standards, and professional and educational activities.
Presented on 9-18-2013
Amy Affelt is director of Database Research at Compass Lexecon, a global economic consultancy. She is also an author and conference speaker on topics such as adding value to information, evaluating information integrity and quality, and marketing information services. You can follow her @aainfopro.