Cindy Romaine is the principal of Romainiacs Intelligent Research, a consultancy focused on information intense projects, information research, needs assessment content strategies and competitive intelligence related to business needs and sustainability. Cindy’s experience includes 16 years at Nike, Inc., where she was responsible for the strategic global information resources for a world-class design community.

Cindy is the past President of the international Special Libraries Association, which has nearly 10,000 members in 73 countries. She actively participates in the professional community of information researchers at all levels. She is recipient the Center of Excellence award from SLA. As President, her focus for SLA was to encourage members to become Future Ready and to that end she launched a daily blog at, which garnered more than 4.4 million hits and 400,000 unique visits in 12 months.

To foster forward thinking, Cindy embeds a sustainability component into her research deliverables.