September 26 & 27
Platform Strategies is a dynamic annual event exploring the technologies and businesses that support professional and scholarly knowledge. Content ranges from open discussions with researchers to focused, strategic keynotes from industry CTOs. Engage with experts and peers during interactive sessions and lively receptions, and take home insights from thought leaders in adjacent markets.
Silverchair & Hum
Jake Zarnegar (Chief Growth Officer, Hum) has served the professional association and scientific publishing community for more than 20 years by leading the development and adoption of SaaS platforms for online publishing (Silverchair) and online training and certification (Silverchair Learning Systems, now part of Relias). Now at Hum, Jake is working with technologists and association leaders on a new Association Intelligence platform—one that enables associations to unify content and usage across their digital properties, develop rich insights and useful predictions about individuals and groups, and deliver personalized content and products that engage, inform, and rally those individuals to advance their missions.
American Psychological Association
Simons is the Chief Publishing Officer of the American Psychological Association (APA), the leading scholarly association in the social and behavioral sciences. APA’s premier publishing program serves the dissemination of psychological knowledge worldwide, and spans books, journals and digital platforms such as PsycINFO. Simons has 20 years of experience in STM publishing, working at leading publishing organizations such as Elsevier, SAGE Publications and Thomson Reuters prior to joining the APA. He served on the Crossref board from 2015 through 2017 and is running for reelection in 2019.
Scott Henry (Senior Content Engineer) leads the development and implementation of content models, metadata specifications, data schema, taxonomies, and other content management elements needed to support robust content acquisitions and delivery systems and superior user experiences for online information resources related to metallurgy and materials engineering. The position bridges the gap between content editorial work and information technology. Scott has almost 30 years of experience in editorial content development, database development, and business planning.