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Samuel G. HardmanPresident, Reed Technology and Information Services

Sam Hardman is the President of Reed Technology and Information Services Inc. a content management solutions business unit of LexisNexis Legal & Professional. Serving in this role for the past 13 years, Mr. Hardman oversees all components of the Reed Tech business, including the Intellectual Property, Life Sciences and Web Archiving business segments.

Mr. Hardman’s career in the information industry and with the company spans almost 25 years. Prior to his current role, he worked in various positions within Reed Tech, ranging from technical writing, product management and quality control to operations and executive management. He has significant experience in operational management roles, including expertise in data capture and information life cycle management.

In 2004, Mr. Hardman led Reed Tech to the largest contract win in the company’s nearly 50-year history—a data capture contract with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office valued at over $1 billion. He has also led the Reed Tech expansion into the Life Sciences information management market, where the company now serves more than 750 customers, including many of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies.

Before entering the information industry, Mr. Hardman spent seven years teaching graduate and undergraduate classes in linguistics. He holds a Master’s degree in Linguistics from the University of Pennsylvania.

Outside of work, Mr. Hardman enjoys hiking, gardening, music, reading and spending time with his family.

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