M'hamed el Aisati
Vice President Research Analytics and Data Services,
M'hamed el Aisati is VP of Product Management, Funding and Content Analytics at Elsevier. He holds an MSc in Computer Sciences from the University of Amsterdam. After joining Elsevier in 1998, M'hamed contributed to the realization of the first Elsevier digital journals platform preceding ScienceDirect
, and later on in 2004, stood at the cradle of Scopus, which he helped launch. In 2010 he took on the role of Director of Content & Analytics. He heads a technology and analytics team in assembling relevant data, supporting large research performance evaluation programs, and applying custom analytical tools in large-scale projects that aim to provide insights to governments, research institutions, and funding agencies. Recently, his responsibilities expanded to include Research Funding solutions. M’hamed holds two patents and specializes in product development, big data, analytics, and service-oriented architecture.