Suzanne BeDell

Managing Director Science & Technology Books

Suzanne Bedell

Areas of expertise: STM Publishing industry trends, print and electronic delivery

Suzanne BeDell joined Elsevier as Managing Director, Science & Technology Books in September, 2010. She has been a book publishing and information industry leader for almost 30 years focusing on the intersection of print and electronic delivery for much of her career. 

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.