Stanley Katz and Sandra Hirsh Join Credo Advisory Board

Bring Respected Expertise in Technology, Education and Academia

June 23, 2014, Boston, Oxford – Credo, the industry leader for information skills solutions, today announced that Sandra Hirsh, Director of San José State University’s School of Library & Information Science, and Stanley Katz, Director of the Center for Arts and Cultural Policy Studies of the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University, have joined the company’s corporate advisory board.

“Our Advisory Board helps us to gain a broad perspective of the library and educational landscape, enabling us to understand the needs of our customers and develop innovative solutions to address those needs,” said Credo CEO Mike Sweet. “Ms. Hirsch and Mr. Katz bring great expertise from their distinguished careers as professors and their leadership roles in organizations shaping higher education today.

Sandra Hirsh is the 2014 president elect and 2015 president for the American Society for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T), and serves in leadership roles for several associations, including IFLA, ALA and SLA. Prior to teaching, she worked in Silicon Valley for more than a decade at major technology companies like Hewlett Packard, Microsoft and LinkedIn. As an industry user experience researcher, leader and manager, her work influenced the development of web, mobile and TV consumer products. 

Recognized with the National Humanities Medal (2011) and the annual Phi Beta Kappa Fellows Award (2010), Mr Katz’s contributions to research on American philanthropy, the relationship of civil society and constitutionalism to democracy and the relationship of the United States to the international human rights regime are unparalleled. He has served as President of the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) from 1986 to 1997 and is currently President Emeritus of the society.

Credo's advisory board is comprised of library and education industry experts who are relied on by Credo throughout the year for consulting on a variety of issues central to fulfilling the company's goal to be the world's leading provider of information skills solutions.

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