Nancy Maron has over 20 years of experience working at the nexus of publishing, higher education and technology. Her work with the not-for-profit organization Ithaka S+R helped to advance the need for digital initiatives to adopt business practice in order to become sustainable. Today, Nancy works with publishers, librarians and other innovative project leaders to define, test and refine assumptions about new and existing programs and products.
Patrick Burke is a Principal and Studio Head who joined the Michael Graves Architecture and Design firm in 1982 after receiving his architectural training at the University of Illinois at Chicago, and Princeton University. Building on the firm’s longstanding commitment to humanism and its power to produce transformative results, Burke has undertaken numerous trend-setting projects for museums, theaters, libraries and other institutions that are cornerstones of their communities.
Alexander Lamis, AIA, joined Robert A. M. Stern Architects, LLP in 1983 and has been a Partner since 1999. He leads the firm’s library practice, serving as Partner in charge of projects including public libraries. An authority on library design, Lamis has been invited to speak on the evolving role of information technology in libraries.