Zena has been a crucial member of SLA and the Legal Community for a long time. She has held leadership positions in the Competitive Intelligence and Toronto communities. In addition, Zena has served on the SLA Board of Directors and headed up a branding committee for the board.
Zena is a key person when it comes to expertise in the competitive intelligence space. Her professional acumen is sought out frequently as she is often asked to speak at conferences and podcasts. In 2014, Zena was presented with the Innovations in Law Librarianship Award from the then SLA Legal Division and was made a fellow of the Strategic and Competitive Intelligence Professionals (SCIP) association.
Currently, Zena is employed by Thomson Reuters as a Senior Director Product Marketing. In this role, she is leading project teams to translate customer needs into successful products. One example of this is the Reuters Legal News product which she led and successfully launched.
Zena continues to find ways to share her expertise with members of the community and has enhanced the careers of many with her knowledge and mentorship.
The Legal Community looks forward to future collaborations with Zena and is honored to present Amy with the 2022 Award for Outstanding Legal Information Professional.
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