Alexander van Boetzelaer
Managing Director R&D Solutions, Elsevier
Alexander van Boetzelaer is the Managing Director of the global R&D Solutions business at Elsevier. He is responsible for all aspects of developing and delivering information solutions that accelerate and improve R&D decisions and outcomes in drug discovery, design engineering and corporate research. Customers include the world’s Top 1000 innovation companies and leading academic research centers; solutions provided include Reaxys, Embase and Knovel. Alexander has overseen the continued growth of the R&D Solutions business through organic and inorganic investments in new products and technology, and has led the transformation of a product-centric marketing and sales organization towards a customer-centric organization.
Alexander joined Elsevier in 2006 and previously served as director of strategy for Elsevier‘s Science & Technology division and director of business development for the Academic & Government markets. Prior to joining Elsevier, Alexander worked as management consultant with Booz Allen Hamilton (now Strategy&) on the development of corporate and innovation strategy.
Alexander holds a MA degree in Civil Law and BA degree in History from Leiden University in the Netherlands. He is based in New York.
Elsevier is a world-leading provider of information solutions that enhance the performance of science, health, and technology professionals, empowering them to make better decisions, deliver better care, and sometimes make groundbreaking discoveries, that advance the boundaries of knowledge and human progress. Elsevier provides web-based, digital solutions — among them ScienceDirect, Scopus, Elsevier Research Intelligence, and ClinicalKey — and publishes nearly 2,200 journals, including The Lancet and Cell, and over 25,000 book titles, including a number of iconic reference works. The company is part of Reed Elsevier Group PLC, a world leading provider of professional information solutions in the Science, Medical, Legal and Risk and Business sectors.