Chief Executive Officer
Lynn Bailey was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Index Data in 2007. Ms. Bailey’s responsibilities include financial oversight, executive-level relations with key customers, and strategic planning. She is a key participant in the company’s current initiative, FOLIO, a global collaboration to implement a true, open software platform for libraries. Anchored in the academic library’s role as a hub of discovery and knowledge, FOLIO is intended to be an open, collaborative playground for the development of new and innovative ‘apps’ in support of the academy. Index Data has played a leading role in architecting the platform and in fostering the community of developers, practitioners, institutions and companies that are working to make FOLIO a reality. Ms. Bailey actively participates in strategic conversations about the future of libraries and regularly speaks about FOLIO’s UX-centric approach to innovating in the space. Prior to joining Index Data, Ms. Bailey had a successful 15-year career at AT&T where she focused on emerging technologies, Internet solutions and data networking. Ms. Bailey holds a B.S. in Management Systems from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.