September 25 & 26, 2019
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.
Lauren Kane is CEO of BioOne, the innovative nonprofit collaborative and publisher of more than 350 titles in the biological, ecological, and environmental sciences. With two decades of experience in scholarly communications, Lauren previously held leadership roles at both Delta Think and Morressier. A frequent industry contributor and speaker, she proudly served on the SSP Board of Directors and as the 2020-2021 SSP President. She holds a BA from Georgetown University and an MBA from the University of New Hampshire.
Ned is a member of the executive team at Outsell, a research & advisory firm focused on improving the results of data, information and analytics providers. As VP of Analytic Operations, Ned manages the firm’s analyst team, defines its research agenda, and oversees its data sourcing, creation, and analysis. He brings 20 years of experience producing, consuming, monetizing and advising around all things data and looks forward to the discussion as we share our collective scars.
As Silverchair’s CEO, Will works with the management team to lead Silverchair. He oversees our business development, customer success, delivery, finance, product, people operations, and technology teams, making sure our products, services, and growth strategies meet the needs of our growing community. He has a deep knowledge of scholarly publishing, having worked in the industry for over 18 years in product and publisher roles for leading commercial and society houses including, most recently, the American Association for the Advancement of Science (Science Magazine), SAGE Publications, the American Psychological Association, and Lippincott Williams and Wilkins.