Mark Salisbury

Professor Emeritus

Organization, Information and Learning Sciences

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Dr. Mark Salisbury has over 20 years of experience in designing and developing human performance solutions. Dr. Salisbury has published many articles related to knowledge management in engineering, business, and education journals such as the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Journal of Knowledge Management, and Performance Improvement Quarterly (PIQ). He has also presented at many international conferences sponsored by organizations such as American Society for Training and Development, International Society for Performance Improvement, Society for Applied Learning Technology, and Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education.

Dr. Salisbury  has a Masters Degree in computer and information science and a PhD in curriculum and instruction from the University of Oregon. He also holds a Master of Arts in teaching economics from Western Oregon University. After completing his graduate studies, he worked for eleven years at The Boeing Company on developing software to improve human performance. His time at Boeing was split between research and development efforts and commercial products. After leaving Boeing, Dr. Salisbury founded Vitel, Inc. a knowledge management solution provider that developed knowledge management systems for the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD), U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), the national laboratories, and public utility companies.