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2007 Annual Meeting Plenary Speakers
Anthea Stratigos co-founded Outsell, Inc. with Greg Chagaris, creating the leading research and advisory firm focused exclusively on the information and publishing industry. She established the company's research agenda and served as the firm's first chief analyst. As CEO, she draws upon her deep experience in research and analytic businesses to drive product development, operations, marketing, and general management to lead all facets of the organization. Anthea is also Outsell's primary spokesperson, identifying, writing, and speaking extensively about key trends in the industry. She chairs our Executive Leadership Council, a member-service for CEOs and senior executives of publishing and information-provider firms, and has an ongoing and trusted relationship with industry leaders across the publishing and commercial information marketplace.
Clifford Lynch has been the Director of the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) since July 1997. CNI, jointly sponsored by the Association of Research Libraries and EDUCAUSE, includes about 200 member organizations concerned with the use of information technology and networked information to enhance scholarship and intellectual productivity.
Prior to joining CNI, Lynch spent 18 years at the University of California Office of the President, the last ten as Director of Library Automation. Lynch, who holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley, is an adjunct professor at Berkeley's School of Information. He is a past president of the Association for Information Science and a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the National Information Standards Organization.
Lynch currently serves on the National Digital Preservation Strategy Advisory Board of the Library of Congress; he was a member of the National Research Council committees that published The Digital Dilemma: Intellectual Property in the Information Infrastructure and Broadband: Bringing Home the Bits, and now serves on the NRC's committee on digital archiving and the National Archives and Records Administration.