Professor John Regazzi (Chair)
United States of America
John is currently Professor, Dean Emeritus and Director of the College of Information and Computer Science at Long Island University. In 2005 John was appointed Dean of the College of Information and Computer Science and Dean of Palmer School of Library and Information Science.
In September 2001, he was appointed to the position of Managing Director, Market Development of Elsevier. This appointment was in addition to his duties as President and CEO of Elsevier Inc. and a member of the Elsevier Board of Directors. Previously he was also Managing Director of Elsevier Electronic Publishing, globally. As Managing Director, Market Development, John was responsible for Elsevier’s research, advanced technology, and new strategic market initiatives.
Prior to joining Elsevier, John was President and CEO of Engineering Information, Inc. (Ei), from 1988-1998, and he oversaw the company’s incorporation into Elsevier Inc.
John received his doctorate in Information Science from Rutgers University in 1982. He is a graduate of Columbia University, where he earned an M.S. in Library and Information Science. He also holds an M.A. in Religious Studies from the University of Iowa and a B.A. in Psychology from St. John’s University.
John has been active in the information profession through publications and presentations, and he maintains a number of professional affiliations, including among others: American Association of Publishers, Division of Professional and Scholarly Publishing; Board of Directors (1999 - 2002); CABI, Board of Directors (1998 - current); Ei Foundation Board of Directors (1998 - current).