Neil Block serves as the Vice President of Open Source Solutions for EBSCO Information Services. In his current role, Neil works with academic and research libraries worldwide to encourage the adoption of open technologies and open source solutions. Neil also supports other software-as-a-service offerings from EBSCO, including EBSCO Discovery Service, Full Text finder and EBSCO APIs. Prior to joining EBSCO, Neil spent 20+ years in the integrated library system marketplace primarily at Innovative Interfaces Inc., a leading solutions provider to academic libraries worldwide, where he served in senior executive roles, including President and prior to that Vice President, Worldwide Sales. Neil has also worked in academic libraries including Wright State University in collection and resource management positions. Neil served as an OCLC Network Services coordinator with the MINITEX Library Network and earned a Master of Library and Information Science from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.