Meet Our Speakers

Internet Librarian 2021 provides attendees with opportunities to meet and learn from industry leaders. Click on a speaker below for more information.

  • Trinika Abraham — Business Application Specialist I, Technology Services, Virginia Beach Public Library
  • Stephen Abram — Principal, Lighthouse Consulting, Inc.
  • Lourdes Aceves — Associate Director, Digital Programs, Urban Libraries Council (ULC)
  • Amy Affelt — Director, Database Research Worldwide, Compass Lexecon, Author, The Accidental Data Scientist: Big Data Applications & Opportunities for Librarians & Information Professionals
  • Nicole Ashman — Technical Services & Reference Librarian, Open RN Librarian, Chippewa Valley Technical College
  • Paolo Balboa — Program and Data Manager, National Digital Inclusion Alliance
  • Linda Barr — Head Librarian, Library Technical Services and Library Automation, Austin Community College
  • Mary Ellen Bates — Principal, Bates Information Services, Inc.
  • Christina Beis — Discovery Services Librarian, University of Dayton Libraries
  • Emily Binder — Founder, WealthVoice
  • Erik Boekesteijn — Senior Advisor, National Library of the Netherlands, Pirate & Global Library Motivator
  • Sara Bond — Information Science Specialist, NASA/Caltech/Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)
  • Marshall Breeding — Independent Consultant, Library Technology Guides, USA
  • Lisa Carlucci — Executive Director, Equinox Open Library Initiative
  • Andrea Cecchetto — Director, Service Excellence, Markham Public Library
  • Frank Cervone — Executive Director of Information Technology & College Information Security Officer, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Lecturer, San Jose State University iSchool
  • Stephanie Chase — Executive Director, Libraries of Eastern Oregon
  • Alex Cherian — Archivist from Bay Area TV Archive, San Francisco State University
  • Tod Colegrove — Director and former State Librarian, Carson City Library, Emeritus Professor, University of Nevada, Reno
  • Sue Considine — International Consultant, Strategic Doing Consulting
  • M.J. D'Elia — Associate Chief Librarian, Engagement & Access, University of British Columbia - Okanagan
  • Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino — Author, Creating a Culture of Innovation
  • Dana Deseck-Piazzon — Information Governance Analyst, Cadence Group
  • Kathryn Dilworth — Assistant Dean of Advancement and External Relations, College of Science and Mathematics, Cal Poly, Author, Fundraising for the Academic Library: Philanthropy in Higher Education
  • Jane Dysart — Curator of Curiosity, Dysart & Jones Associates
  • Michael Peter Edson — Digital Strategist, Writer, Independent Consultant, Independent Consultant
  • Shauna Edson — Digital Inclusion Coordinator, Salt Lake City Public Library (SLCPL)
  • Michael English — Instruction & Reference Librarian, Northern Virginia Community College
  • Julie Erickson — Learning Specialist, TIE
  • Carolyn Foote — Librarian/ District Librarian, Westlake High School/ Eanes ISD
  • Krista Ford — Director, Director of Knowledge, Research, and Information Services, Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
  • Katherine Gambone — Senior Sales Manager, Quartex, Adam Matthew Digital
  • Jennifer Gibson — Reference Manager, St. Louis County Library
  • Marsha Goldberg — Product Support Representative, Expert, MOREnet
  • Jason Goodson — Business Development Manager, Equinox Open Library Initiative
  • Linda Gordon — Librarian, University of La Verne
  • Sophia Guevara — Columnist, Member SLA & Nonprofit Technology Network [virtual]
  • Eddy Hamelin — Branch Manager, Carmel Valley Branch Library, Monterey County Free Libraries, Member of ASRL
  • Doris Small Helfer — Family and Consumer Sciences and Social Sciences Librarian, Oviatt Library, California State University, Northridge
  • Sandy Hervieux — Liaison Librarian, McGill University
  • Cindy Hill — Manager, Research Library, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
  • Corinne Hill — Library Director, Chattanooga Public Library, Library Journal’s Librarian of the Year
  • April Hobbs — Adult Services Librarian, Charleston County Public Library
  • Richard Huffine — Chief, Library and Public Information Center, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
  • Richard P. Hulser — President, Richard P. Hulser Consulting
  • Edward Iglesias — Head of Digital Strategies and Content Discovery, Stephen F. Austin State University
  • David Jakes — Founder and Chief Design Officer, David Jakes Designs LLC
  • Lauren Johnson — User Experience Librarian, Nevada State College (NSC)
  • Joyce Johnston — English Professor, George Mason University
  • Rebecca Jones — Managing Partner, Dysart & Jones Associates
  • Barbie E. Keiser — President, Barbie E. Keiser, Inc.
  • Angela Kilsdonk — Product & Education Manager, Equinox Open Library Initiative
  • David Lee King — Digital Services Director, Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library, Publisher, davidleeking.com
  • Meghan Kowalski — Outreach & Reference Librarian, University of the District of Columbia
  • David Kung — Professor, University of La Verne
  • Todd Kyle — CEO, Brampton Public Library
  • David Lankes — Professor & Director, University of South Carolina & Author, The Librarianship Field Guide
  • Frank Lin — Professor, Information & Decision Sciences, California State University, San Bernardino
  • Hannah Byrd Little — Director, Library & Archives, The Webb School
  • Dan Lou — Senior Librarian, Palo Alto City Library
  • Denise Lyons — Deputy Director, South Carolina State Library
  • Chad Mairn — Librarian, Innovation Lab Manager, St. Petersburg College
  • Pilar Martinez — Chief Executive Officer, Edmonton Public Library
  • Mary Ann Mavrinac — Vice Provost, & Andrew H. and Janet Dayton Neilly Dean, University of Rochester Libraries, University of Rochester
  • Tara Mawhinney — Liaison Librarian, McGill University
  • Rebecca Meehan — Founder, ElectricKite.io
  • Tim Miller — Director, Back-end Engineering, Yahoo! Flickr
  • Jean-Claude Monney — Chief Product Officer & Board Member, Keeeb Inc.
  • Carolyn Morris — Vice President, Digital Products, BiblioLabs, LLC
  • Sarah Nagle — Creation & Innovation Services Librarian, Miami University
  • Andrew Nagy — Director, Software Innovation, EBSCO Information Services
  • Elaina M Norlin — Professional Development/DEI Coordinator, Consortium, Association for Southeastern Research Libraries (ASERL)
  • Greg Notess — Professor Emeritus of Librarianship
  • Marydee Ojala — Editor-in-Chief, Online Searcher Magazine, USA
  • Jim Peterson — IT Manager, Goodnight Memorial Library
  • Brian Pichman — Director of Strategic Innovation, Evolve Project
  • Gary Price — Co-Founder, infoDOCKET & FullTextReports
  • Theresa Putkey — Content Strategist, Key Pointe Consulting
  • Paul Quelch — CEO
  • Erica Reynolds — Former IT Manager, Current Director of Library Partnership Development
  • John Richardson — Director, Solus North America, Solus UK Ltd.
  • Juanita Richardson — Manager, Learning Resource Centre, Michener Institute
  • Bonnie Roalson — Founder, ElectricKite.io
  • Christina Sacco — Public Relations Director, Chattanooga Public Library
  • Kulvinder Kelly Saini Badwal — Head of Cultural Services, London Borough of Sutton
  • Donna Scheeder — Consultant, Library Strategies International, Past President, International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA)
  • Mark Schwartz — Senior Writer/Editor, Library of Congress
  • Erin Scuccimarri — CEO, Innisfil ideaLAB & Library
  • Donna Shaw — Director, Product Management, EBSCO Information Services
  • Kimberly Silk — Principal, Brightsail Research
  • Caroline Smith — Inclusive Services Consultant, South Carolina State Library
  • Elizabeth Speer — Electronic Resources & Acquisitions Librarian, University of North Texas Health Science Center (UNTHSC)
  • Daniel Story — Digital Scholarship Librarian, University of California–Santa Cruz (UCSC), American Historical Review
  • Justin Strange — Project Manager, Salt Lake City Public Library (SLCPL)
  • Amy Stubbing — Academic Engagement Lead & Author, Data Driven Decisions, University of Westminster, UK, SLA Europe
  • Betsey Suchanic — Program Manager, Urban Libraries Council (ULC)
  • Patrick "PC" Sweeney — Political Director, EveryLibrary
  • Amanda Sweet — Technology Innovation Librarian, Nebraska Library Commission
  • Nick Tanzi — Assistant Director, South Huntington Public Library
  • Jim Tchobanoff — President & Owner, Tchobanoff Research & Consulting
  • Ian Terrell — Library Technical Specialist, Kaiser Permanente (KP) Center for Health Research
  • Dorai Thordla — CTO, Technology Strategies LLC
  • Joe Tragert — Principal Product Manager, EBSCO Information Services
  • Feili Tu-Keefner — Associate Professor, School of Library & Information Science, University of South Carolina
  • Raymond Uzwyshyn — Director, Collection & Digital Services, Texas State University Libraries
  • Kelvin Watson — Executive Director, Las Vegas-Clark County Library District
  • Jeff Wisniewski — Web Services Librarian, University of Pittsburgh
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