Sorel Reisman: IEEE Computer Society President
Dr. Sorel Reisman, 2011 President of the IEEE Computer Society, is Managing Director of the international, higher education consortium MERLOT.ORG, and Professor of Information Systems at California State University Fullerton.
He has held senior management positions at IBM (Canada and US), Toshiba (US), and EMI (UK).
He is a Senior IEEE member, was Vice President of the Computer Society Publications Board, and Vice President of the Electronic Products and Services Board where he developed and initiated the Computer Society's eLearning and online books programs.
Dr. Reisman was editorial board member/columnist on IEEE Software, founding board member of IEEE Multimedia and IEEE ITPro, author of the column, The Ivory Tower, and reviewer for IEEE Transactions in Education.
has presented/published 50+ articles and the books Multimedia Computing: Preparing for the 21st Century, and Electronic Learning Communities - Current Issues and Best Practices.
He is an advisory board member of the Adobe Higher Education Advisory Board, a member of the MERLOT African Network, and liaison to the Australian, European, Japanese and Canadian national digital library consortium, GLOBE.
Reisman received his electrical engineering degree, and MA and PhD in Computer Applications from the University of Toronto.