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The School of Information Studies welcomes Visiting Fulbright Scholar and Knowledge Management expert Dr. Jay Liebowitz

Published: 19 Nov 2013
Dr. Jay Liebowitz

The McGill School of Information Studies (SIS) is pleased to welcome Visiting Fulbright Scholar and internationally recognized Knowledge Management expert and author Dr. Jay Liebowitz. Dr. Liebowitz will be in residence at the School from November 19 to December 2, 2013.

Dr. Liebowitz will give seminars and workshops on knowledge management, big data, business analytics and on the management of intellectual capital to develop research agendas and directions for developing curricula on these topics at the School.

His SIS Seminar Series talk "Big Data, Analytics, and Intuition-Based Decision Making" will be held Nov. 29, 2013. Join us!


Dr. Jay Liebowitz is the Orkand Endowed Chair of Management and Technology in the Graduate School of Management & Technology at the University of Maryland University College (UMUC). He previously served as a Professor in the Carey Business School at Johns Hopkins University. He was ranked one of the top 10 knowledge management researchers/practitioners out of 11,000 worldwide, and was ranked #2 in KM Strategy worldwide according to the January 2010 Journal of Knowledge Management. At Johns Hopkins University, he was the founding Program Director for the Graduate Certificate in Competitive Intelligence and the Capstone Director of the MS-Information and Telecommunications Systems for Business Program, where he engaged over 30 organizations in industry, government, and not-for-profits in capstone projects.  

Prior to joining Hopkins, Dr. Liebowitz was the first Knowledge Management Officer at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. Before NASA, Dr. Liebowitz was the Robert W. Deutsch Distinguished Professor of Information Systems at the University of Maryland-Baltimore County, Professor of Management Science at George Washington University, and Chair of Artificial Intelligence at the U.S. Army War College. 

Dr. Liebowitz is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Expert Systems With Applications: An International Journal (published by Elsevier), which is ranked third worldwide for intelligent systems/AI-related journals, according to the most recent Thomson impact factors.  The ESWA Journal had 1.8 million articles downloaded worldwide in 2011.  He is a Fulbright Scholar, IEEE-USA Federal Communications Commission Executive Fellow, and Computer Educator of the Year (International Association for Computer Information Systems).  He has published over 40 books and a myriad of journal articles on knowledge management, intelligent systems, and IT management.  His most recent books are Knowledge Retention: Strategies and Solutions (Taylor & Francis, 2009), Knowledge Management in Public Health (Taylor & Francis, 2010), Knowledge Management and E-Learning (Taylor & Francis, 2011), Beyond Knowledge Management: What Every Leader Should Know (Taylor & Francis, 2012), and Knowledge Management Handbook: Collaboration and Social Networking, 2nd ed. (Taylor & Francis, 2012). His newest book, to be published in May 2013, is titled Big Data and Business Analytics (Taylor & Francis). In October 2011, the International Association for Computer Information Systems named the “Jay Liebowitz Outstanding Student Research Award” for the best student research paper at the IACIS Annual Conference. He has lectured and consulted worldwide. 

Dr. Jay Liebowitz can be reached at jay [dot] liebowitz [at] umuc [dot] edu.


The Foundation for Educational Exchange between Canada and the United States of America (Fulbright Canada) is a binational, treaty-based, non-governmental, not-for-profit organization with a mandate to identify the best and brightest minds in both countries and engage them in residential academic exchange. Read more.

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