Dr. Susan Alman was appointed to the San José State University School of Information full-time faculty in 2012. Prior to this appointment, she taught at the University of Pittsburgh’s School of Information Sciences where she was Director of Distance Education and Outreach (1987-2012) and the University of Michigan (1985-87). In Fall 2014, she developed and led a MOOC, The Emerging Future: Technology Issues and Trends, that attracted over 1700 global participants. She is currently involved in the IMLS-funded project, Investigation of Possible Uses of Blockchain Technology by Libraries-Information Centers to Support City-Community Goals. Sue is an alumna of the Institute for Emerging Leadership in Online Learning and enjoys being involved in the changing information professions. She holds both a Ph.D. and MLIS degree from the University of Pittsburgh.