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2012 SSP 34th Annual Meeting “Social, Mobile, Agile, Global: Are You Ready?”

Concurrent 5D: Broaden your Borders….

Audiences Around the Globe
Concurrent 5D: Broaden your Borders: Market Trends and Opportunities in China, India, and Brazil


Adrian Stanley, Digital Science
Adrian has over twenty years’ experience in the Global STM publishing industry, having lived and worked on 3 continents (Europe, Asia and North America). In his role as CEO for The Charlesworth Group (USA), he works with global network of staff and clients, offering strategic advice and business services to STM publishers on globalization, collaboration and innovation issues. Adrian has been instrumental in pioneering innovative sales and marketing approaches for customers within the unique China market, as well as supporting and developing technical cloud and office based XML typesetting solutions. Adrian is also a Board Member at large for SSP and heads up SSP’s Global Strategic Task Force.
Cara Kaufman, Kaufman Wills Fusting & Company
Cara is the co-founder of Kaufman Wills Fusting & Company, a leading management consulting company serving scholarly publishers since 2000. KWF offers a full range of professional services including strategy and innovation, epublishing and new media, and marketing and market research. KWF also assists clients with global rights and licensing, change management and productivity, and employee recruitment. KWF Editorial Services provides managing editor services on a contractual basis.
David Myers, DMedia Associates, Inc
David Myers, President and CEO of DMedia Associates, Inc. – Is an Information Industry expert, with over 22 years experience specializing in Strategy, Sales, Licensing and Business Development. He has drafted, negotiated and closed over 500 licensing agreements with partners, customers and distributors, and also negotiated and closed countless business alliances, strategic partnering, and revenue generation deals. Prior to starting his consulting practice, he was Executive Director, Global Licensing and Business Development with Wolters Kluwer Health for 7 years. In prior roles, David led the development of strategic plans and developed and led the effort for new product licenses, new strategic partnering and acquisition targets. David earned a B.S. in Genetics/Business from The University of Maryland, a MBA in Finance from Pepperdine University and a J.D. from American University. David is an active member of the California State Bar, and a prior member of the Content Board of the SIIA.
Karen King, American Society for Nutrition
Karen King is Vice President of Publications for the American Society for Nutrition. She joined the American Society for Nutrition in 1989 as the Managing Editor of The Journal of Nutrition. During her time with the society she guided the publications department through many years of growth and technological advancement including the adoption of electronic publishing with the launch of the online version of The Journal of Nutrition in 1997, the acquisition of The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition as a result of a merger with the American Society for Clinical Nutrition in 2006, and the launch of a new, online-only international reviews journal, Advances in Nutrition, in November, 2010. Karen oversees all aspects of the societys publishing program including editorial and production processes, business management, subscriptions management and marketing and new product development. She is responsible for implementing strategy for society publishing activities that include the journals, periodicals, books, foreign editions, advertising, supplements, reprints, and licensing arrangements. Karen has served as a member of the SSP Marketing Committee for the past five years. She holds a bachelors degree in journalism from Syracuse University and a masters degree in nutritional biochemistry from Cornell University.
Jayne Marks, Wolters Kluwer Health Medical Research
Jayne Marks has spent her career working in journal publishing. Starting as a copy editor for Butterworth Heinemann working in chemical engineering publishing, she then joined Macmillan. During her time there, Jayne ran medical journals for Stockton Press and was then a founding board member of Nature Publishing Group where she ran Nature Research and Nature Reviews journals and society publications. She then set up MPS Technologies, a publishing technology arm of Macmillan India and then spent five years at SAGE running around 350 journals out of California. Jayne joined Wolters Kluwer Health in 2011 to run the Lippincott Williams and Wilkins journals in medicine, nursing and allied health. She has been a member of the STM Association Board and the UK PA Serials Group. In 2011, she was appointed the co-chair of the Usage Factor project.
Michael Scott Dineen, The Optical Society
Scott Dineen is the Deputy Senior Director of Publications for OSA – The Optical Society. For the past 10 years he has played a key role in OSA’s journal production and publishing operations and has been especially active in XML and related technologies, online journal platforms, and peer-review systems. Other focus areas include optimizing time to publication and viable business models for open-access journals.