Professor and Director
School of Information / San Jose State University
Sandra Hirsh is Professor and Director of the School of Information at San José State University. Prior to joining the School as Director, she worked in the Silicon Valley for more than a decade at major technology companies: Hewlett Packard, Microsoft, and LinkedIn. As an industry user experience researcher, leader, and manager, she contributed to R&D research projects and influenced the user experience of web, mobile, and TV consumer products resulting in 5 U.S. patents/applications. She is the co-chair and co-creator of the global virtual Library 2.0 conference series, 2015 President of the Association for Information Science & Technology, and a 2013 Salzburg Fellow. She has also held leadership and committee roles in other associations, including the American Library Association (ALA), the Special Libraries Association (SLA), and the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA). She edited a new foundational library and information science textbook, Information Services Today: An Introduction, which was published by Rowman & Littlefield in March 2015.
Saturday, June 25
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM