Rudy Wedenoja is senior vice president of Reed Elsevier Technology Services (RETS), a shared services organization providing IT infrastructure for Reed Elsevier. RETS manages three global data centers in the U.S. and U.K. and 30 hosting sites for LexisNexis and Elsevier products, including lexis.com®, Lexis Advance™ and Science Direct. RETS also manages the Reed Elsevier global network, IT security and compliance, the personal computing environment, cloud computing, disaster recovery, business continuity management, telephony and multimedia services and IT service management.
Mr. Wedenoja has more than 30 years of experience in IT management. Prior to joining Reed Elsevier, he was the global IT operations executive for General Motors in Detroit. Before that, he held positions supporting finance and global procurement systems at GM and various positions at IBM, including marketing, technical support, application development and software package implementation services.
Mr. Wedenoja focuses on the following areas: assure product reliability; expand global hosting and support services; leverage internal and external cloud technologies; unify voice, video and data communications across the Reed Elsevier global enterprise; strengthen IT security; implement Reed Elsevier-wide business continuity management; and improve the Reed Elsevier personal computing platform.
Mr. Wedenoja earned his Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering from the University of Michigan. Mr. Wedenoja is based in Dayton, Ohio. He and his wife, Robin, have three adult daughters.« Back to Global Leadership page