Robert F. Smallwood, author of 8 books on Information Governance topics, including the world’s only textbook Information Governance, 2nd Edition, (Wiley, 2020) comprehensive 442-page textbook on electronic records management (Managing Electronic Records, Wiley, 2014), is also co-Founder & CEO of IGWorld magazine, Founder of InfoGov World Expo, Founder and Chairman of the Certified Information Governance Officers Association, and Managing Director of the Institute for IG, has been nominated for the Emmett Leahy Award for pioneering contributions in the field of Records & Information Management. Smallwood’s Learning Information Governance course on LinkedIn has been taken by over 40,000 professionals, and he has trained hundreds in person.
“I am pleased and proud to have been recognized for my work in this field,” Smallwood stated. “It is an honor to be recognized by my peers around the globe.”
The Emmett Leahy Award honors a pioneer in the field of records and information management. The award recognizes an individual whose contributions and outstanding accomplishments have a major impact on the records and information management profession. Established in 1967, this award honors the spirit of innovation, dedication, and excellence in records and information management of Emmett Leahy, an icon in the development of the life cycle approach to managing records and information .