Managing Director Science & Technology Books
Areas of expertise: STM Publishing industry trends, print and electronic delivery
Prior to joining Elsevier, she worked for ProQuest for 9 years, most recently as General Manager of Dialog, LLC, a provider of information services for research-intensive organizations. Before ProQuest, Suzanne was Senior Vice President of Internet Products at Thomson Healthcare, Director of Electronic Product Development for Mosby, Inc. (then a Times-Mirror Company), and held a variety of positions in McGraw-Hill’s College Division. At McGraw-Hill, BeDell was a publisher and on the launch team of McGraw-Hill’s Primis, the first electronic publishing system for customized textbooks and course packs. She started her career in technical publishing as a Marketing Manager for Gulf Publishing Company in Houston, Texas.
Suzanne is a popular media commentator and conference speaker on the subject of the future of print and electronic publishing. She is on the board and Treasurer of NFAIS a membership organization serving those who create, aggregate, organize, and otherwise provide access to authoritative information. She received a B.A. in Journalism from Drake University.