San Jose State University



Debra Wallace

Executive Director, Knowledge and Library Services

With a team of nearly 60 librarians, archivists, economists, statisticians, journalists, and information management professionals housed in Baker Library, Deb oversees a preeminent collection of contemporary and historical business information and a range of custom services for Harvard Business School's diverse community. She is responsible for leveraging the world of business information and the School’s priority content to enable high performance in the complex teaching, learning, and research environment at HBS and to further research by scholars from around the world. Knowledge and Library Services is at the vanguard of academic library innovation, experimenting with linked data, semantic data modeling, and digital product development to disseminate faculty research thus creating an information ecosystem in which libraries are integral partners with 21st century scholars.

Deb holds a Masters of Education from the University of Manitoba and a Ph.D. from the University of Toronto.