Rupert Gatti, Director, Open Book Publishers. See slides here.
Paul Peters took over as Hindawi’s CEO in July 2015 after spending the previous 11 years helping develop the business. His previous roles included Head of Business Development before moving into the role of Hindawi’s Chief Strategy Officer. Paul is an outspoken advocate for the importance of both Open Access and open scholarly infrastructure. Paul serves on many professional and industry initiatives including the CrossRef Board of Directors, where he is currently serving as the Board Chair. Paul was also a founding board member of the Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association (OASPA) where he currently serves as President.
Vanessa Proudman is Director of SPARC Europe; she is working to make Open the default in Europe. Vanessa has 20 years’ international experience working with many leading university libraries worldwide, with research institutions, international policy makers, together with information and IT professionals and designers from over 15 countries. She also headed information and IT at a UN-affiliated international research institution in Vienna for 10 years. She has also been programme and project manager to Europeana. She is also the owner of Proud2Know, a consultancy that supports the development of Europe’s academic libraries.
Margo Bargheer is a trained graphic designer and holds a Master’s degree in Social Anthropology and Media Studies. At Göttingen State and University Library she is head of electronic publishing, overseeing Göttingen University Press, several repositories, local and regional open access support and the university‘s current publication data management. She leads projects around platform development and support for open access books. Currently she is spokesperson for the working group of university presses in German-speaking areas and chair of AEUP. Her research and teaching interests are open access for book-oriented disciplines and collective funding models, along with open science and research integrity.
Joe Deville is a Lecturer at Lancaster University, based jointly in the Department of Sociology and the Department of Organisation, Work and Technology. He is an active member of the ScholarLed collective and a co-founder and co-editor of Mattering Press, an Open Access book publisher and UK-registered charity focusing on work within the field of Science and Technology Studies.
“Panel 5 | Radical Futures: realising community owned infrastructures” by OASPA is re-used here under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) license.