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HighWire in the news: Highflying HighWire Academy graduates set for a bright future

13 July 2016

On June 3, 2016, eighteen students graduated from the first Department for the Economy HighWire Academy. The five week Academy trained the graduates in the skills and knowledge to be necessary for software development roles within HighWire.

HighWire speaking engagements: ISMTE 2016

13 July 2016

Abhinav Mittal, Vice President of Engineering will be one of the guest speakers at this year’s ISMTE conference. Abhinav will be presenting on the topic of: "Online Security Risks in Academic Publishing” on Friday August 12. 

To book your place on the conference and to find out more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/29L9lZx

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HighWire in the news: A profile of the Belfast team

12 July 2016

The leadership team in Belfast - Rob Smyth, Director of Engineering, QA and John Doherty, Director of Technical Support, were recently interviewed by SyncNI magazine. The article aimed to find out more about HighWire, the vision behind the move to Northern Ireland, and to profile Rob and John. 

To read more, click here: http://bit.ly/2a5ja22

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HighWire continues to invest in executive operational talent

11 July 2016

The leadership team at HighWire Press, Inc., the leading technology platform and strategic partner to influential scholarly publishers and societies, has been further strengthened by the appointment of Russ Keefe, Chief Financial Officer.

The new appointment demonstrates HighWire’s commitment to quality, operational excellence; and demonstrates the continued long-term investment in the HighWire team by Accel-KKR and Stanford University.

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HighWire customers can look forward to increased strategic value following key hire

11 July 2016

The leadership team at HighWire Press, Inc., the leading technology platform and strategic partner to influential scholarly publishers and societies, has been further strengthened by the appointment of Jim Longo, Vice President of Product Management.

The new appointment shows HighWire’s commitment to providing outstanding customer experience by delivering operational excellence and also demonstrate the long-term investment in the HighWire team by Accel-KKR and Stanford University.

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HighWire Publishers Now Have Access to ReadCube Connect Technology

8 July 2016

Partnership streamlines implementation of ReadCube’s Enhanced PDF technology for publications on HighWire’s Open Platform

Stanford University’s HighWire Press, Inc. and ReadCube are pleased to announce the completion of an agreement to offer ReadCube Connect to publications hosted on the HighWire Open Platform.

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HighWire delivers new Circulation website for American Heart Association

8 July 2016

HighWire Press Inc. is pleased to announce the newly redesigned American Heart Association’s (AHA) Circulation publication site. The site features a contemporary and responsive design which provides a consistent and adaptable reader experience across all devices.

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John Corkery and Andy Gardner join HighWire as Sales Directors

8 July 2016

HighWire Press, Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of John Corkery and Andy Gardner in the roles of Senior Sales Directors for North America reporting in to Wendy Newsham, VP North American Sales. 

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High Calibre Trainees Selected for HighWire Academy

13 May 2016

A group of 18 high calibre trainees have been selected to undertake an intensive software engineering training programme at South Eastern Regional College (SERC) of Northern Ireland following the launch of the HighWire Academy. The HighWire Academy is a challenging five-week training programme focusing on the development of level three ICT and key development skills with a strong focus on Drupal, PHP, open source content management systems, and Linux.

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HighWire Press Welcomes Tracy Capaldi-Drewett as new VP, EMEA Sales and Global Marketing

10 May 2016

HighWire Press, Inc., the leading technology platform and strategic partner to influential scholarly publishers and societies, is pleased to announce the appointment of Tracy Capaldi-Drewett as Vice President, EMEA Sales and Global Marketing, a newly created position on its executive team.