Executive Leadership Team

Dr. Yair Levy, President and Executive Director
Dr. Yair Levy is a Professor of Information Systems and Cybersecurity at the College of Engineering and Computing, at Nova Southeastern University, USA and the Director, Conference PolicyCenter for Information Protection, Education, and Research (CIPhER). He is a founding member of the International Institute for Applied Knowledge Management, a Fellow & Distinguished Scholar and recipient of IIAKM Lifetime Academic Achievement Award.

Dr. Michelle Ramim, VP & Secretary
Dr. Michelle Ramim is PT Professor at Middle Georgia State University, School of Information Technology, USA. In 2014 she was appointed a Fellow & Distinguished Scholar of International Institute for Applied Knowledge Management.

Dr. Shonda Brown, Treasurer
Dr. Shonda Brown is a configuration manager at CIGNA Healthcare in Philadelphia, USA. She earned her Ph.D. in Information Systems with a concentration in Information Security from Nova Southeastern University.

Dr. Alex Koohang, Communications and Outreach
Dr. Alex Koohang is the Dean, School of Information Technology and Peyton Anderson Eminent Scholar at Middle Georgia State University, USA. He is a founding member of the International Institute for Applied Knowledge Management, a Fellow & Distinguished Scholar and recipient of IIAKM Lifetime Academic Achievement Award.

Dr. Ewa Ziemba, Senior Editor
Dr. Ewa Ziemba is a Professor at the University of Economics in Katowice, Poland. In 2013 she was appointed a Fellow & Distinguished Scholar of International Institute for Applied Knowledge Management.

Dr. Joanna Paliszkiewicz, Research & Development
Dr. Joanna Paliszkiewicz is a Professor at Warsaw University of Life Sciences, Poland. In 2014 she was appointed a Fellow & Distinguished Scholar of International Institute for Applied Knowledge Management.

Leadership Team Members

Dr. Bostjan Delak
Dr. Bostjan Delak ia an Assistant Professor for information Science at Faculty of Information Studies, University of Maribor, Slovenia.

Dr. Dimitar Christozov
Dr. Dimitar Christozov is a Professor of Computer Science at the American University in Bulgaria. In 2013 he was appointed a Fellow & Distinguished Scholar of International Institute for Applied Knowledge Management and in 2014 received the Lifetime Academic Achievement Award.

Dr. Jeretta Horn Nord
Dr. Jeretta Horn Nord is Professor of Management Science and Information Systems at Oklahoma State University, USA. In 2013 she received the International Institute for Applied Knowledge Management's Lifetime Academic Achievement Award and in 2015 was earned the Excellence in Leadership Award.

Dr. Daryl Nord
Dr. Daryl Nord is a Professor at Oklahoma State University, USA. In 2013 he received the International Institute for Applied Knowledge Management's Lifetime Academic Achievement Award.

Dr. Nitza Geri
Dr. Nitza Geri is an Associate Professor at The Open University of Israel. In 2014, she was appointed a Fellow & Distinguished Scholar of International Institute for Applied Knowledge Management and, in 2015, received the Lifetime Academic Achievement Award.

Dr. Meir Russ
Dr. Meir Russ is a Professor of Management and Hendrickson Professorship for Business at Austin E. Cofrin School of Business, University of Wisconsin - Green Bay. In 2016 he received the International Institute for Applied Knowledge Management Lifetime Academic Achievement Award.

Dr. Nathan White
Dr. Nathan is an Associate Professor of Networking and Cybersecurity at Central Washington University. In 2016, he was appointed a Fellow & Distinguished Scholar of International Institute for Applied Knowledge Management and, in 2018, he received the Excellence in Leadership Award.