Creator of Knowledge
Information Resources Management Association
Advancing the Concepts & Practices of Information Resources Management in Modern Organizations

H. Patricia McKenna

Patricia McKenna is the President of AmbientEase, providing information services to many sectors. Patricia works within and across diverse domains of scholarship and practice (interdisciplinary) and collaborates in team efforts to set up international, national, regional, and local information services, research projects, startups, and other creative and future-oriented initiatives. McKenna is also the Director of the Urbanities Lab, an initiative focusing on the exploration of smart cities and learning cities. Author of some 50 publications that include contributions to special journal issues, books, and chapter contributions to books pertaining to the smart cities domain, Patricia is a regular presenter of papers at international conferences as well as a program board member and session organizer. With a focus on smart cities and learning cities, Patricia engages with diverse sectors around use experience and unexpected possibilities for generating and leveraging increased awareness and creativity in 21st century information environments. Patricia holds a BA from the University of New Brunswick, an MLS from McGill University, and a Doctorate in information management (with a focus on emerging technologies) from Syracuse University.

Body Bottom