Marek Rusinkiewicz, Ph.D.
Courtesy Professor, School of Computing and Information Sciences
Florida International University
Miami, FL

Biography: Marek Rusinkiewicz is a computer scientist, an educator, and a former research executive. Currently he is a Courtesy Professor at the Florida International University, School of Computing and Information Sciences. He retired recently from his position as a Senior Group Vice President and the General Manager of Applied Research Laboratories at Telcordia Technologies (formerly Bell Communication Research).

Before joining Telcordia, Rusinkiewicz was the Vice President for Information Technology Research at the Microelectronics and Computer Technology Corporation (MCC) in Austin, a leading industrial R&D consortium, where he led a number of initiatives aimed at the development of next generation information management technologies, including web search, semantic agents, and collaboration management.  Rusinkiewicz is Editor-in-Chief of the World Wide Web Journal and serves on advisory boards of several universities. He has consulted extensively for numerous industry and government organizations in the USA, Japan, Taiwan and Europe.