Redwood City, CA, USA - September 22, 2015 -- HighWire Press, Inc., the leading technology platform and strategic partner to influential scholarly publishers and societies, is pleased to announce the appointment of Jennifer Chang as Vice President, Publisher Relations.
Jennifer comes to HighWire to lead the global publisher relations team. She brings a breadth of knowledge and experience in the areas of strategic commercial operations, product launch, go-to market strategies, and mergers & acquisitions. Most recently with Elsevier, she was responsible for sales strategy, business development of corporate markets as well as M&A due diligence and post-integration of several assets. Prior to that, she served a variety of roles in consulting, marketing, and sales at technology companies including Oracle and Ariba.
"It is with pleasure that we welcome Jennifer to the HighWire team," said Dan Filby, HighWire's CEO. "Her customer centered leadership and deep industry knowledge uniquely contribute to HighWire's focus on providing an outstanding customer experience."
"I'm thrilled to have the opportunity to work with such a highly dedicated team of individuals," said Jennifer. "I see some strong ties and opportunities to better support our valuable customer relationships, as well as to foster and deepen cross functional collaboration here at HighWire."
Jennifer will split her time between coasts: at HighWire's headquarters in California, as well as from her office in New York City. This flexibility will further enable the Publisher Relations team to serve the needs of both North American and international customers.
Celebrating 20 years of service, HighWire Press, Inc. focuses on the future by providing technology solutions to influential publishing organizations which produce high-impact journals, books, and other scholarly materials. With staff in the US and the UK, HighWire offers digital content development and hosting services, innovative open platform technologies, a customizable peer-review manuscript submission system, strategic consultation services, and unique networking opportunities through its collegial publishers' meetings and community forum.