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Executive Advisors

Executive Advisor – Dr. John Regazzi
John is a pioneer in the electronic information industry, he served as Vice President of The H. W. Wilson Company from 1983-1988, leaving to become President and CEO of Engineering Information, Inc. (Ei). In 1998, he led the integration of Ei into Elsevier, a world leading scientific, technical and medical publisher and was subsequently appointed CEO of Elsevier Inc.

He has served on the Boards of Directors of Elsevier, NFAIS and the Division of Scholarly Communications of the American Association of Publishers. Currently he is on the Boards of the British Standards Institute, Ei Foundation and CABI. From July 2005 through August 2007, he held the positions of Dean, College of Information and Computer Science and Dean, Palmer School of Library and Information Science at the C.W. Post Campus of Long Island University. Currently he is a tenured professor in the departments of Computer Science and Library and Information Science, teaching and conducting research in the areas of scholarly communication and management engineering.


Chief Scientific Advisor – Dr. Moses V. Chao
Moses is professor of cell biology, physiology and neuroscience and psychiatry at the NYU School of Medicine and a member of the Molecular Neurobiology Program at the Skirball Institute of Bio molecular Medicine.

He is president of the Society for Neuroscience, one of the largest organizations of scientists and physicians devoted to the understanding of brain and nervous systems, and is passionately committed to increasing public awareness of neuroscience research, the inequality of gender in higher positions, and the necessity of more basic research to solve neurodegenerative diseases.


Chair GMG Library Advisory Board – Dr. Rush R. Miller
Dr. Miller has served as University of Pittsburgh Librarian and Director of the University Library system since 1994. He holds a joint appointment as Professor in the Department of Library and Information Science and the Hillman Endowed Chair.

He is considered a leader in change management and information technology management, overseeing all of the Pitt Libraries consisting of over 6 million books, 98,000 journals and a budget in excess of $30 million.

Dr. Miller has been active as an author and speaker on such diverse issues as digital libraries, global library resources, and the collection development of digital libraries. He currently serves on the board of the Journal of Academic Librarianship.