AIIM Announces Incoming Board of Directors

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Industry thought leaders to provide vision and guidance


We sought representation in this year’s class from the end user community, from the open source community, and from those building and helping to build innovative E2.0 and collaborative solutions. We got it.

For over 60 years, AIIM has been the leading non-profit industry association that helps organizations find, control and optimize their information. With wise foresight, the association’s mission has evolved with the workplace; allowing its community to make informed decisions in their information management strategies by providing cutting edge technology updates and best practices.

Positioning itself for the next decade, AIIM has successfully comprised a team of thought leaders whose vision will help provide the necessary guidance for companies’ information management and E2.0 initiatives-initiatives which will prove invaluable in a company’s success in the digital age.

“We’re particularly excited at the wide range of experiences of this year’s candidates,” states John Mancini, President of AIIM. “We sought representation in this year’s class from the end user community, from the open source community, and from those building and helping to build innovative E2.0 and collaborative solutions. We got it.”

AIIM is proud to announce the incoming members of its 2010 Board of Directors.

Brent Bussell
Mr. Bussell is the current Go-To-Market & Americas Field Marketing Executive at IBM. With over 10 years experience with FileNet / IBM and 27 years in the ECM market, he has significant channel and large business sales and development experience and a keen understanding as to how technology can be used by organizations to address real business problems.

Tricia Bush
Ms. Bush is a SharePoint Product Management Director at Microsoft Corporation. There she is responsible for driving the strategy, positioning, and messaging of SharePoint’s ECM, WCM, and BI capabilities. With over 10 years experience in business development and marketing, Ms. Bush is articulate on the key technology and marketing matters related to the industry.

Timothy Elmore
Mr. Elmore is the Chief Information Officer at the Bank-Fund Staff Federal Credit Union. With over 25 years within the banking industry, Mr. Elmore offers a highly experienced end-user vision accompanied by an acute sense of technology awareness. He has held various volunteer positions with technology, financial, and end-user boards.

Jeetu Patel
Mr. Patel is the Executive Vice President of Doculabs, Inc. With 16 years of experience at Doculabs, he is a recognized authority within the industry. Mr. Patel is highly knowledgeable of macro trends in the ECM market space, with particular insight into the role of infrastructure providers. He is active in AIIM’s educational forums, delivering conference keynotes, presenting on webinars, and offering industry perspective in columns and articles for AIIM publications.

John Newton
Mr. Newton is the Chairman and Chief Technology Officer at Alfresco Software. In 1990, Mr. Newton was a co-founder of Documentum, one of the first companies in the ECM Space. With over 20 years of experience, he is an open-source leader and an expert in building enterprise content management systems.    

Johannes Scholtes
Dr. Scholtes is the Founder, President and CEO of ZyLAB Technologies. He has a doctorate from the University of Amsterdam where he published his thesis, Neural Networks in Natural Language Processing and Information Retrieval. Mr. Scholtes has over twenty years experience in the industry, beginning with his career in the Royal Dutch Navy as an officer in the Navy Intelligence department. He is a member of AIIM’s Education Advisory Committee.

About AIIM (
AIIM is the community that provides education, research, and best practices to help organizations find, control, and optimize their information. The AIIM community has grown to over 65,000 professionals from all industries and government, in over 150 unique countries, and within all levels of management including senior executives, line-of-business, and IT.

For more than 60 years, AIIM has been the leading non-profit organization focused on helping users understand the challenges associated with managing documents, content, records, and business processes. Today, AIIM is international in scope, independent, implementation-focused, and, as the representative of the entire enterprise content management (ECM) industry -- including users, suppliers, and the channel - acts as the industry's intermediary.

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