Meet Our Speakers

The Computers in Libraries conference attracts the best and the brightest. Meet and hear from the leaders in the information industry in all types of environments.


  • Stephen AbramPrincipal, Lighthouse Consulting, Inc.
  • Amy AffeltDirector, Database Research Worldwide, Compass Lexecon, Author, The Accidental Data Scientist: Big Data Applications & Opportunities for Librarians & Information Professionals
  • Lisa AlderferDirector, Information Technology, Camden County Library
  • Bryan AlexanderFuturist, Senior Scholar, Georgetown University & Author, Academia Next: The Futures of Higher Education
  • Carlos AlvaradoLead User Experience Designer, Library of Congress
  • Alison BarlowExecutive Director, St. Petersburg Innovation District
  • Masooda BashirAssociate Professor, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
  • Mary Ellen BatesPrincipal, Bates Information Services, Inc.
  • Katharina BeberweilManager, Library and Information Centre, IBFD
  • Michael BlackwellDirector, St. Mary's County Library & Chair, CORE Ebooks Interest Group, American Library Association
  • Claire BlausteinLead User Experience Designer, Library of Congress
  • Erik BoekesteijnSenior Advisor, National Library of the Netherlands, Pirate & Global Library Motivator
  • Marshall BreedingIndependent Consultant, Library Technology Guides, USA
  • Jennifer BrowningDiscovery Systems Librarian, Carleton University
  • Natalie Buda SmithChief of Design, Library of Congress
  • Frank CervoneExecutive Director of Information Technology & College Information Security Officer, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Lecturer, San Jose State University iSchool
  • Tod ColegroveDirector and former State Librarian, Carson City Library, Emeritus Professor, University of Nevada, Reno
  • Maurice D. ColemanTechnical Trainer, Host, T is for Training
  • Sue ConsidineInternational Consultant, Strategic Doing Consulting
  • Emory CraigDirector, Digital Learning, The College of New Rochelle
  • Heather CribbsSystems Librarian, California Polytechnic State University
  • Lindsay CronkAssociate University Librarian, University of Rochester
  • Daniel DavisTechnology Support Analyst, Durham County Library
  • Ger de BruynManaging Director Ingressus, Ingressus
  • M.J. D'EliaAssociate Chief Librarian, Engagement & Access, University of British Columbia - Okanagan
  • John DeLooperWeb Services - Online Learning Librarian, Lehman College
  • Seth EarleyCEO, Earley Information Science, and author of The AI-Powered Enterprise: Harness the Power of Ontologies to Make Your Business Smarter, Faster and More Profitable
  • Michael Peter EdsonDigital Strategist, Writer, Independent Consultant
  • Adriana Edwards-JohnsonManager of IT Service Delivery, University of Central Oklahoma
  • Michelle EhrenpreisElectronic Resources Librarian, Lehman College, CUNY
  • Carolyn FooteLibrary Consultant, Free Range Librarian
  • Marcella FredrikssonWeb & Discovery Services Librarian, UNC Wilmington
  • John Mack FreemanHead of Public Services Librarian, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Katie Gambone
  • Gabriel GardnerAssociate Librarian & Discovery Coordinator, CSU Long Beach
  • Angela GaskinsLibrary Manager, Chesapeake Public Library
  • Maya GeorgievaDirector, Digital Learning, The New School
  • Janice GreenInformation Specialist, Chesapeake Public Library
  • Jason GriffeyDirector of Strategic Inititatives, NISO
  • Darrell GunterPresident & CEO, Gunter Media Group & Author, Transforming Scholarly Publishing With Blockchain Tech & AI
  • Scott HargroveChief Executive Officer, Fraser Valley Regional Library
  • Nabi HasanLibrarian & Head, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
  • Matt HayesManaging Director, Lean Library
  • Robert HeatonCollection Management Librarian, Utah State University
  • Doris Small HelferFamily and Consumer Sciences and Social Sciences Librarian, Oviatt Library, California State University, Northridge
  • Phillip HigginsManager, Marketing & Digital Strategy, Richland Library
  • Natasa HogueDirector of Library Services & Marketing, Library and Information Resources Network, Inc (LIRN)
  • Jan HolmquistIndependent leadership and library consultant, Denmark
  • Richard HuffineChief, Library and Public Information Center, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
  • Richard P. HulserPresident, Richard P. Hulser Consulting
  • Alan InouyeSenior Director of Public Policy and Government Relations, American Library Association
  • Ken IrwinWeb Services Librarian, Miami University
  • Tammy IvinsLibrary Services Team Lead, Library & Information Resources Network
  • Robert JohnsonManager of Information and Technology Services, Emma S. Clark Memorial Library, Suffolk County Library Association
  • Rebecca JonesManaging Partner, Dysart & Jones Associates
  • Diana KeaneProject Manager, Richland Library
  • Barbie E. KeiserPresident, Barbie E. Keiser, Inc., NOVA Community College, Loudon Campus
  • Mary Lee KennedyExecutive Director, Association of Research Libraries
  • Vera KeownOrganizational Development Librarian, University of Manitoba, & IFLA Management & Marketing Standing Committee
  • David Lee KingDigital Services Director, Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library, Publisher, davidleeking.com
  • Meta KnolDirector, Leiden (Netherlands) 2022 European City of Science
  • Kasia KowalskaAssociate Director, Service Innovation & Impact, New York Public Library
  • Megan KowalskiOutreach and Reference Librarian, University of the District of Columbia
  • Rex KrajewskiDirector, Library & Learning Resource Services, North Shore Community College
  • Dawn La ValleDirector, Division of Library Development, CT State Library
  • Monica MaceliAssociate Professor, School of Information, Pratt Institute
  • John MacLeodDirector, XRLibraries
  • Chad MairnLibrarian, Innovation Lab Manager, St. Petersburg College
  • Michelle ManafyEditorial Director, Online Publishers Association
  • Maria Markovic , Copyright & Library Management Consultant
  • Garrett MasonStrategic Planning & Assessment Officer, The Indianapolis Public Library
  • Julio MataManager Media Services, University of Central Oklahoma
  • Russell MichalakDirector of Library, Learning Center, & Archives, Goldey-Beacom College
  • Shannon MillerTeacher Librarian & Future Ready Librarian Spokesperson, Van Meter Community School
  • Toni MinickVP, Product Management, Innovative Interfaces, Inc.
  • Elaina M NorlinProfessional Development/DEI Coordinator, Consortium, Association for Southeastern Research Libraries (ASERL)& Author, Six-Step Guide to Library Worker Engagement
  • Greg NotessProfessor Emeritus of Librarianship
  • Marydee OjalaEditor-in-Chief, Online Searcher Magazine, USA
  • Andrea PaganelliAssistant Professor, School Of Teacher Education, Western Kentucky University
  • Anthony PaganelliFaculty Librarian, Western Kentucky University
  • Alyx ParkSenior Partnership Development Lead, BiblioCommons
  • David PatrickSubject Matter Expert, Microsoft Certified Trainer
  • Susan PatrickStudent Ambassador, University of Maryland College Park
  • Brian PichmanDirector of Strategic Innovation, Evolve Project
  • Diana PlunkettSenior Manager, Strategic Initiatives, Brooklyn Public Library
  • Gary PriceCo-Founder, infoDOCKET & FullTextReports
  • Meng QuWeb Services Librarian, Miami University
  • Colleen QuinnReference and Instruction Librarian, University of Maryland Global Campus
  • Sarah RankinSenior Quantitative Researcher, Strategy & Public Impact group, New York Public Library
  • Juanita RichardsonManager, Learning Resource Centre, Michener Institute
  • Kristy RiegerLibrary Technology Manager, Scott County Library (Minn.)
  • Laurentia RomaniukTrends Expert & Senior Product Manager, Instacart
  • Sara SawickiPlanning & Projects Director, Richland Library
  • Donna ScheederConsultant, Library Strategies International, Past President, International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA)
  • Phillip SchneiderDigital Service Librarian, Gail Borden Public Library
  • Sally ShaughnessyDirector, Project Management, Aten Design Group
  • Ryan ShepardReference and Instruction Librarian, University of Maryland Global Campus
  • Kimberly SilkPrincipal, Brightsail Research
  • Anne SlaughterDirector, Technology Services, Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS)
  • Meg SlingerlandWeb Designer and Content Strategist, Central Rappahannock Regional Library
  • Chris SloneSenior M.L.S. Technician, Systems Development, Camden County Library
  • Cheryl StenstromAdjunct Professor, Dalhousie University
  • Amanda SweetTechnology Innovation Librarian, Nebraska Library Commission
  • Nick TanziAssistant Director, South Huntington Public Library
  • Jim TchobanoffPresident & Owner, Tchobanoff Research & Consulting
  • Steve Till-RogersDirector Technology Services, Edmonton Public Library
  • Ashley Todd-DiazHead, Special Collections & University Archives, Towson University
  • Nicol Turner LeeSenior Fellow, Governance Studies, & Director, Center for Technology Innovation; Author, Digitally Invisible: How the Internet Is Creating the New Underclass
  • Joyce ValenzaAssistant Professor, Master of Information Program, Rutgers SC&I
  • Theo van BergenManager, Dutch Supreme Court Library, The Hague
  • Karin VingerhoetsCurator, Children's Book Collection, National Library of the Netherlands
  • Laura WarnerManager, Library Resources, Brantford Public Library
  • Kelvin WatsonExecutive Director, Las Vegas-Clark County Library District
  • Austin WilliamsInterim Director, Law Library, Georgetown Law Center
  • Tess WilsonProgram Manager, Network of the National Library of Medicine All of Us Training & Education Center
  • Jeff WisniewskiWeb Services Librarian, University of Pittsburgh
  • Chris WoodallTechnology Librarian, Salisbury University Libraries
  • Jerry YarnetskyWeb Services Librarian, Miami University Libraries
  • Justin ZijlstraVR Designer, KB, National Library of the Netherlands

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