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.
“We are extremely pleased to have someone of Dan’s caliber leading the charge at HighWire,” said Ben Bisconti, Senior Advisor at Accel-KKR, and board member of HighWire Press. “With his proven track record of growing technology companies, his expertise driving product innovation, and his disciplined approach to operations, he is the right person to take HighWire to the next level.”
Michael A. Keller, Stanford University Librarian, founder and now board member of HighWire, said, “HighWire’s mission since inception has been to deliver leading technology solutions and top-notch service to its customers, who are in terrific hands with Dan at the helm.”
Dan earned a Bachelor of Economics at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Canada. He is Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and earned a Master Certification in Lean Six Sigma from Villanova University.
Dan Filby is based in HighWire’s global headquarters in Redwood City, California.