Richard (Dick) Klavans
Dr. Klavans founded SciTech Strategies to utilize a global model of the scientific literature for strategic planning and competitive intelligence. The Society for Competitive Intelligence (SCIP) awarded Dr. Klavans their Meritorious Award and the Fellows Award for his contributions to the field. He also served as the President of SCIP.
With an extensive professional background working with Fortune 100 companies, Dr. Klavans provides forward-thinking research decisions for his academic clients.
If Dr. Klavans is not in his office, he can be found searching for morel mushrooms with his dog, Mulligan, or exploring a new city with his wife.
Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Boyack significantly improved the accuracy of the global model of scientific literature while at Sandia National Labs. Trained as a chemical engineer, Dr. Kevin Boyack brings a unique perspective to SciTech Strategies. Dr. Boyack focuses on the detailed mapping of science and technology, and prediction of emerging topics.
When Dr. Boyack isn't mapping science, you can find him enjoying the great outdoors, volunteering, or on his way to one of his children's orchestra concerts.
Chief Scientific Officer
Dr. Henry Small co-pioneered the scientometric field when he co-created the first global model of research. Prior to coming to SciTech Strategies, Dr. Small served as the Director of Research and Chief Scientists at ISI (now Clarivate Analytics). At SciTech Strategies, Dr. Small is continuously working to push the boundaries of the field for the betterment of science.
Director of Strategic Solutions
Nora Visscher-Simon started at SciTech Strategies in 2017. Trained as a behavioral analyst, Nora has also worked at JHU's Research Development Team within the Office of the Vice Provost of Research Office. While there she became acquainted with the scientometric community and instantly knew she had found her new career direction.
When Nora is not working you can find her backpacking with her husband and their golden retriever, Rosie the Riveter.