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The Avi Seidmann Story
Abraham (Avi) Seidmann is the Everett W. Lord Distinguished Faculty Scholar of Information Systems and an Associate Research Director for Health Analytics and Digital Health at the Questrom Digital Business Institute of Boston University. He is the author of over one hundred research articles and has over 9,300 research citations. In 2012 he was named a “Distinguished Research Fellow” by the prestigious Institute of Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) and the Information Systems Society of INFORMS; the Fellow award was given to him in recognition of his outstanding scholarly leadership contributions to the information systems discipline. In addition to his prolific research, he has consulted and worked together with Israel's and America’s foremost companies. In February 2022, and again in January 2023, Professor Seidmann was named a part of the world's top 2% active scientists by two recent Stanford University studies. Prior to joining Boston University, Avi taught at the University of Rochester, Tel-Aviv University, Ben Gurion University, the Technion, and Yale University. Avi has also been the president and co-founder of several commercial companies dealing with real estate, management consulting, medical imaging CME, hospitals’ business management, and Medical Residents recruiting software development.
He is also a son, a lover, a husband, a father and a learned man, who chose hope and perseverance in the face of adversity. This is the story of one man’s joys, sorrows, fortitude and resilience. Of a life fully lived.