Jay Brodsky is Chief Information Officer at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general scientific society and publisher of Science and its family of peer-reviewed journals. He leads a team of technology, project management and data professionals to build strategy and capacity for this global association to advance science, engineering and innovation throughout the world for the benefit of all.
Brodsky is an experienced digital executive with broad IT and general-management experience at Fortune 500, private-equity-backed, and non-profit corporations, as well as on fiduciary and advisory boards.
He has served as the chief digital officer for AGU, serving the global Earth and space science community; managed a DC-based technology consulting firm working in digital transformation and cybersecurity; served as the chief information officer of Thompson Media Group, a private-equity-backed information provider of regulatory compliance guidance; and was CIO of the Atlantic Media Company, a privately held publisher of some of the most influential media outlets in America. His work has ranged from software development to digital architecture design, technology strategic planning to cybersecurity preparedness. Brodsky’s early career was with National Public Radio in DC and Tribune Company in Chicago.
He also serves on the board of directors of the Twin Valley Family of Companies, a Kansas-based telecom and technology concern, and as a leader of the DC Metro chapter of the Private Directors Association. He previously served on the board of a private-equity-backed continuing-education firm and on the advisory board of a startup subscription publisher.
He holds a degree in computer science engineering from the University of Pennsylvania, an MBA from the Kellogg School at Northwestern University, and a masters in cybersecurity strategy from The George Washington University.