iLEAD Council

The iLEAD mission:

Facilitate engagement with industry to create new opportunities for the iSchool
Enhance the academic and public visibility of the iSchool
Support the college’s philanthropic aspirations


The College of Information Studies is assisted in its work by the iSchool Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Advocacy and Development (iLEAD) Council, made up of distinguished professionals in the information science field. The council provides a variety of ideas, perspectives, and resources that support the iSchool’s educational, research, and philanthropic goals.

iLEAD Council Members

Combiz Richard Abdolrahimi

Combiz Richard Abdolrahimi

Emerging Technology & Innovation Leader, Deloitte Consulting LLP

Denise Davis - Headshot

Denise Davis

Director Emerita, Cecil County Public Library

Daniel R. Ennis - Headshot

Daniel R. Ennis

CEO of DRE Consulting, Executive Director University of Maryland Cyber Initiative

Stephen Freeman

Stephen Freeman

Vice President, Surety M&T Bank

Michael Grove

Michael Grove

Founder, SVP Engineering & Product Stardog

Brett Harrison

Brett Harrison

Senior Managing Director, FTI Consulting

Keith Marzullo

Keith Marzullo

Dean, College of Infomation Studies, University of Maryland

Beth Maser - Headshot

Beth Maser

President, History Associates Incorporated

Dan Menelly Heasdshot

Daniel Menelly

Chief Executive Officer, The DoSeum

Josh Rattan Headshot

Josh Rattan

Partner, Information Governance, PricewaterhouseCoopers

Dan Russell Headshot

Dan Russell

Senior Research Scientist, Search Quality & User Happiness, Google

Maureen Sullivan Photo

Maureen Sullivan

Former President, American Library Association; Former Dean, Simmons College of Library Science

Jamuna Sundarajan Photo

Jamuna Sundararajan

President & CEO, CyberBahn Federal Solutions LLC

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Nate Tibbits

Senior Vice President, Global Government Affairs & Public Affairs, Qualcomm Incorporated

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Tracye Turner

COO and Executive Vice President, Optimal Solutions Group LLC