M’hamed El Aisati

M’hamed El Aisati

Place of Birth : Morocco
Position : Vice President of Product Management Analytical and Data Services at Elsevier, Netherlands
Field of study : Computer Sciences



M'hamed el Aisati is Vice President of Product Management Analytical and Data Services at Elsevier. He holds an MSc in Computer Sciences from the University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands. After joining Elsevier in 1998, M'hamed contributed to the realization of the first Elsevier digital journals platform preceding ScienceDirect, and later in 2004, stood at the cradle of Scopus, which he helped launch. He now leads a data and analytics team supporting large research performance evaluation programs, and applying analytical tools in large-scale projects that aim to provide insights to research institutions, governments, and funding agencies to help them develop strategies for improving funding allocation and demonstrating impact. M’hamed is also a university ranking expert being Elsevier’s antenna working directly with ranking providers such as THE and QS. M’hamed holds two patents and specializes in product development, big data, analytics, and service-oriented architecture.

  • Jul 2020 – Present; Vice President of Research Analytics and Data, Elsevier
  • Dec 2016 - Jul 2020; VP Funding, Content & Analytics, Elsevier
  • Feb 2012 - Nov 2016; Director of Content & Analytics, Elsevier
  • Aug 2010 - Jan 2012; Head of Product Technology & Analytical, Elsevier
  • Nov 2007 - Jul 2010; Head of New Technology, Elsevier
  • Jan 2006 - Oct 2007; Sr. Prod. Tech. Mgr / Team Lead, Elsevier
  • Jan 2003 - Dec 2005; Publishing Tech. Mgr, Elsevier
  • Sep 1998- Jan 2003; Programmer Analyst, Elsevier
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