President

Jane Langeman

Project & Technology Management Professional, Langeman Consulting

Jane Langeman provides project management and technology consulting services to help organizations effectively leverage people, processes and technology. As an independent consultant since 2008, she works with non-profits, businesses and higher education on information-centric projects involving software selection and implementation, data analytics, citation analysis and information resource management. Prior to becoming a consultant, Ms. Langeman was a project and program manager in corporations implementing business and engineering-centric application solutions.

Jane has a Bachelor degree in Computer Science from Louisiana State University and a Masters in Library and Information Science from the University of Denver. In addition to her AIIP membership, Jane is a member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and the Women in Engineering Pro-Active Network (WEPAN). She also manages a 4,500+ LinkedIn group for STEM consultants.

June Boyle

Past President

June Boyle

President, CeRCo Research & Consulting, LLC

June M. Boyle is a management consultant and information researcher. Her business, CeRCo Research and Consulting, focuses on helping senior executives (and the management consultancies that advise them) understand external perspectives and practices in order to address comparable challenges in their own organizations. Her primary specialty is in best practice research, benchmarking, and content analysis, with a focus on organizational change, executive leadership, senior team and board effectiveness, leadership development, talent management, organization/function design, M&A integration, culture, change communications, and organizational learning.

June has managed research functions in management consulting firms for over 20 years (Oliver Wyman, Mercer Consulting, and Delta Consulting Group). She has a B.A. from the University of Virginia in Mathematics and French Language. In her very spare time she cooks, gardens, plays the Irish fiddle, and sings in a local choir.

Scott Attenborough

President-Elect

Scott Attenborough

Owner, Content Capital LLC

Content Capital evaluates, develops, and implements projects that leverage content and technology to support strategic business needs.  Scott worked for many years developing products and services for LexisNexis™, and at Content Capital he continues to make great content products and services for his customers. He is a former US Marine and is a strong supporter of veteran causes through Veterans 360.

Scott has previously contributed to AIIP as website manager, discussion list manager, and a member of the mentoring team.  

Secretary

Shelly Azar

Insight Researchers LLC

Shelly is a market intelligence professional with 20 years of experience in competitive intelligence, business research, and market analysis. She helps clients (of all sizes) make informed strategic and tactical decisions by providing them with insight about customer needs, competitor landscapes, industry trends, market opportunities and other external factors that can impact their competitiveness.

Shelly has worked both as a consultant and as a practitioner in the corporate headquarters of global public and private companies in the US and abroad. She graduated with honors from The Ohio State University with a major and double minor all in the humanities. In addition to AIIP, Shelly is a member of the Special Libraries Association (SLA) and the Strategic & Competitive Intelligence Professionals (SCIP). She also serves on the executive board for the St. Louis Product Management Group (STLPMG).

Treasurer

Marydee Ojala

President, Ojala Associates 

Marydee joined AIIP in 1987 after heading the global research and library functions at BankAmerica Corporation in San Francisco. She has taken her consultancy through moves to Kansas, Utah, Denmark, and Indiana while writing the Dollar Sign column on business research and serving as Editor-in-Chief of Online and Online Searcher magazines.

Marydee speaks on online searching and business research at professional conferences worldwide, organizes conferences for Information Today, Inc., and provides research, writing, and editing services for companies, organizations, and individuals. She also has adjunct faculty status at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI).

Marydee has served AIIP in roles including conference and events planner, Secretary, author, and conference speaker. She received the Marilyn M. Levine AIIP President's Award in 2015.

Director, Member Services

Jan Knight

President, Bancroft Information Services, LLC

Through Bancroft Information Services, Jan provides insight to entrepreneurs—from consulting companies and start-ups to growth companies and established firms. Jan’s projects often have a technology, commercialization, and marketing focus. She also reviews global information products for a UK publisher and is involved in a number of Arizona-based business incubators as a mentor or speaker.

Jan volunteers as a consultant to a variety of local non-profit causes and has served on the board of the Tucson Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO). She is active in trade groups including the Arizona Technology Council and the Bio Industry Association of Southern Arizona. Jan has been active in AIIP committees since joining in 2001, most recently chairing the Industry Relations Committee.

Director, Membership

Mary Ellen Bates

President, Bates Information Services

In addition to providing customized business analysis to support smart decisions, Mary Ellen shares her expertise as a speaker, consultant, and business coach for both new and long-time info-entrepreneurs. She is the author of two books on entrepreneurship as well as author or co-author of five other books and innumerable articles about the information industry. Before launching Bates Information Services in 1991, she managed specialized libraries for over a decade.

Mary Ellen has served AIIP as President (1996-97 and 2004-5) and has contributed to numerous committees and strategic teams. Most recently she has been active with AIIP’s Webinar Team. She was recognized with AIIP’s President’s Award in 2014 and the first Sue Rugge Award in 2000.

Director, Digital Presence

Ken Watson

President, Watson Knowledge Services, LLC

Ken Watson is president of Watson Knowledge Services, LLC, an online marketing consulting business. He makes it his mission to help his clients harness the power of online marketing. He achieves that goal by creating clients' online presence, branding their online image, monitoring and maintaining the online presence, measuring impact, and designing marketing campaigns accordingly. Ken uses his leadership expertise to help build and develop departments from the ground up. In addition, Ken’s company offers personal coaching in online marketing and a wide range of workshops on online marketing, social media, and technology in the office.

Ken Watson has served on AIIP's Volunteer and Leadership Development Committee as a member (2011-2013) Chair (2013-2015), and as Social Media Adviser (2014-Current). Ken also volunteer's with Special Libraries Association (SLA) on the Leadership Management Division as Archivist (2012-Current) and Discussion List Admin (2013-Current), and for the Texas Chapter Ken is the Social Media Manager (2014-Current).

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