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HighWire Welcomes Wendy Newsham as Director of Business Development, North America

30 June 2015

HighWire Press, Inc., the leading technology platform and strategic partner to influential scholarly publishers and societies, is pleased to announce the appointment of Wendy Newsham as Director of Business Development, North America.
 

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Lorraine Ellery joins HighWire as Director of Business Development

17 March 2015

HighWire Press, Inc., the leading technology platform and strategic partner to influential scholarly publishers and societies, is pleased to announce the appointment of Lorraine Ellery in the role of Director of Business Development.
 
Lorraine has an impressive background in sales, business development and strategic marketing. Over the past 17 years, her professional experience in the information industry has focused on serving Science, Technology, Medicine (STM) and professional publishers and intermediaries worldwide.
 

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HighWire Appoints Dan Filby, CEO

1 March 2015

HighWire Press, Inc., the leading technology platform and strategic partner to influential scholarly publishers and societies with global reach, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dan Filby as Chief Executive Officer. Dan will lead HighWire through its next phase of growth and will be focused on operational excellence, customer service and thought leadership in the publishing technology industry.
 

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HighWire Repeats as EContent Top 100 Award Winner

6 January 2015

HighWire Press, Inc., the top tier technology platform and strategic partner to influential scholarly publishers, is pleased to announce its inclusion on the 2014 EContent Top 100 Companies in the Digital Content Industry in the categories of Content Creation and Distribution & Delivery.
 

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Genetics Society of America first to partner with Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press to assist authors in depositing preprints into bioRxiv

11 November 2014

BETHESDA, MD – November 11, 2014 -- The Genetics Society of America (GSA) announced today that it is partnering with Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) Press to assist authors in submitting unpublished manuscripts to bioRxiv, a fast-growing preprint server for the life sciences.
 

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Lens, pioneered by eLife, to be piloted by six additional publishers on HighWire

5 November 2014

Lens, an open-source tool introduced by eLife to make reading articles online easier, is being piloted in journals from six publishers on the HighWire platform. 
 

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HighWire Names Louise Page Vice President Business Development and Publisher Relations

24 October 2014

HighWire Press, Inc. announced today that it is consolidating the business development and publisher relations teams into a comprehensive publisher services organization led by Louise Page.
 
Integrating these two business groups extends HighWire’s focus of building world class strategic relationships with scholarly publishers and the scholarly publishing community. Under Louise’s leadership, the new market-facing team will draw on HighWire’s core strengths, enabling them to innovate with greater speed and organizational efficiency in the constantly evolving field of digital publishing. 

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Royal Society Open Science launches on HighWire

9 October 2014

The Royal Society is proud to announce the launch of Royal Society Open Science, a new open access journal publishing high quality original research on the basis of objective peer review. The journal will publish original research articles that are scientifically sound, leaving judgement of importance and impact to the reader.
 

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HighWire Appoints Umesh Singh as Chief Financial Officer

2 October 2014

Redwood City, CA – October 2, 2014 -- HighWire Press, Inc. is delighted to announce the appointment of Umesh Singh as Chief Financial Officer. Umesh is a well respected financial executive with over 25 years of experience in software and technology businesses.
 
“It is a pleasure to introduce Umesh as HighWire’s new CFO,” said CEO Tom Rump. “His enthusiasm and expertise will be invaluable as we navigate our way as an independent company, becoming even more responsive in providing innovation and developing world class customer relationships.”
 

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HighWire Appoints Abhinav Mittal as Vice President of Engineering

6 August 2014

Redwood City, CA – August 7, 2014 -- HighWire Press, Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Abhinav Mittal as Vice President of Engineering. Abhinav is an energetic, hands-on technical leader with a passion for encouraging collaboration and building teams that deliver outstanding products and services to customers.