Speakers


Anne E. RauhAnne E. Rauh

Anne E. Rauh is a Collection Development and Analysis Librarian at Syracuse University Libraries. She holds a B.A. in International Studies and a M.A. in Library and Information Studies, both from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Anne is an active member of the American Society for Engineering Education and the Eastern New York Chapter of Association of College and Research Libraries. She has presented at conferences throughout the country and has published extensively on Science and Engineering Librarianship. Her research interests include altmetrics, collection development, open access, and publishing and scholarly communication.


Daniel Calto

As Director of Solution Services at Elsevier Inc., Daniel Calto Daniel Caltocurrently works with the North American SciVal consulting team and on special projects globally. He joined Elsevier in 2008 as the Director of Product Management for the SciVal product team. He has a strong professional interest in research and development policies and their relation to economic growth, statewide economic development issues, research and development trends in East Asia, as well as how the changing global research landscape is reshaping the scientific enterprise. He has spoken on these and other topics at a variety of national and international conferences.

Before joining Elsevier, he was the Director of Research Strategy and Director of Research Administration at Columbia University. He also worked as Director of Sponsored Programs Administration at New York University School of Medicine and in a variety of administrative and clinical positions at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York. He has a Master of Business Administration in finance and international business from Stern School of Business at New York University, and lives in New York with his wife and two sons.


Douglas PicadioDouglas Picadio

Douglas Picadio is the Pure Product Manager for North America and the lead on Pure’s new Faculty and Academic Activity Reporting functionality.  He has over 16 years of experience in the information, data and software industries. His roles have included product management and development, consultation, marketing and sales.

Doug has worked with a varied market base including clients within academic, commercial lines insurance, utilities, leasing and financial services sectors.


Jennifer Hill

Jennifer Hill is a Consultant with Elsevier's Research Intelligence, Jennifer Hill Elsevierwhere she is responsible for ensuring value and use of solutions / products through customer training; and for increasing user engagement by providing reliable data and information to help improve an institution’s and individual’s ability to establish, execute and evaluate research strategy and performance. Jennifer is a graduate of Saginaw Valley State University, where she received a Bachelor degree in Business Administration.

Jennifer previously worked as a Consultant for HandyLab, Inc., where she assisted with the merger and acquisition process of HandyLab by Becton, Dickenson & Co. Following this position, Jennifer moved to the University of Michigan Medical School Office of Research ending as a Project Manager. Jennifer worked closely with the Biomedical Research Core Facilities (BRCF) where her contributions included authoring part of the BRCF Business Review, drafting an RFP for a core billing and management system and coordinating the vendor selection process. In addition, Jennifer served as the primary point of contact for both the publication and expertise application Michigan Experts, and the internal funding application tool Competition Space. Both projects were utilized University wide and Jennifer was responsible for implementation, all communication with vendor contacts, management of issues, marketing the tools at sponsored events, and ensuring compliance with University policies.

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Karen Clews

Karen Clews has worked with Pure since 2012, when she project managed its implementation at the University of Birmingham and is now the Research Information Manager, based in the University’s Strategic Planning Office. As well as being responsible for the Pure her remit extends to the coordination of activities around research information and open research; ranging from open access and open data programmes, the use of Researchfish and contributing to preparations for the next REF. Karen has been working with SciVal since early 2016 and is currently leading a cross institution group to promote a responsible approach to the use of research metrics.


Kelechi OkereKelechi Okere

Kelechi Okere leads the team responsible for the commercial market penetration of Pure as the Global Pure Sales Director based in NYC. Kelechi joined Elsevier in 2002 and has held roles of increasing responsibility in the North America Academic & Government sales department with coverage of ScienceDirect, Mendeley, as well as the Research Management, Life Sciences, and Engineering portfolios. He spent over eight years as a Regional Account Director, where he lead a sales team responsible for managing research-focused academic accounts across Northeast, Mid-Atlantic & Midwestern U.S. & Canada. Kelechi holds a M.A. degree in English and a B.A. degree in psychology, both from Rutgers University.


Stuart Taub

Stuart TaubStuart Taub obtained his MS degree in Health Services Management and Policy in 1999 with hopes of moving toward a career in hospital administration. Shortly after that time, it became evident that there were growing career opportunities in the field of Research Administration.  Stuart worked at the Central New York Research Corporation located within the Syracuse VA Medical Center for 9 years, performing all functions of pre-award proposal development, as well as, post-award accounting and human resource management.  In 2001 Stuart joined Syracuse University’s Office of Sponsored Programs where he currently serves as the Director of Sponsored Programs.  Prior to his current appointment at Syracuse, Stuart served in the roles of Research Administrator, Associate Director, and interim Director.

Over the past year, Stuart has enjoyed playing a lead role in Syracuse University’s campus wide Pure implementation, and attributes the successful rollout to the strong collaboration that has been forged between the Syracuse University Libraries and the Office of Research, along with the solid support provided by Elsevier Science staff.

Outside of work, Stuart enjoys playing the drums, which he has done for over 30 years. In recent years, Stuart has performed with Syracuse University’s “iBand” which performs various campus related events each year.