Rafael Sidi is the Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Health Research business at Wolters Kluwer.
With more than 20 years of experience in the research information services industry and a strong track record of delivering growth through product innovation and digital transformation of large global organizations, Sidi’s success has been anchored by a consistent focus on understanding customer workflows, innovation, and building strong team engagement.
Sidi’s extensive background includes leadership roles at Clarivate, ProQuest, and Elsevier. In these positions, he oversaw content aggregation, researcher workflow, and licensing businesses, launched multiple industry-recognized workflow solutions as well as data-driven and task-based products. He has previously led products like Engineering Village and ScienceDirect, development and publishing groups, and has played instrumental roles in M&A. Sidi’s visionary approach helped bring many productivity tools to the research community, including text and data mining solutions. During his time as Global Head of Strategy for Academia & Government at Clarivate, he led the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI) and Web of Science Editorial teams.
Sidi holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Boğaziçi University in Turkey and a MA from Brandeis University.