Ann Michael Joins AIP Publishing as Chief Transformation Officer

NISO Member News

Melville, NY | January 10, 2022

AIP Publishing announced today that Ann Michael has joined the organization in the new role of Chief Transformation Officer. She will report to CEO Alix Vance as part of AIP Publishing’s executive management team.

Michael is charged with increasing organizational velocity, flexibility, and strategic alignment in data and analytics, new product development, and ongoing product operations.

“I am convinced that AIP Publishing can impact the evolution of scholarly communications and has the intent and resolve to rethink how it interacts with researchers. They are committed to delivering value to them as individuals and key members of the physical sciences community,” Michael said. “I couldn’t be more excited about being part of the AIP Publishing team.”

Michael joins AIP Publishing after more than a decade as Founder and CEO of Delta Think, Inc, a strategic consultancy in scholarly communications working with influential organizations across the scholarly publishing ecosystem. She has also served as Chief Digital Officer at PLOS and has held several board and advisory roles in nonprofit, commercial, and startup organizations. Since the start of her career, Ann has been passionately interested in organizational evolution and working with organizations that are data driven and future focused.

AIP Publishing CEO Alix Vance: “Ann has already demonstrated vision and energy working with us for the past year to design our new Transformation Office in alignment with our evolving cultural values and strategic priorities. I know that her expertise and enthusiasm will help make AIP Publishing an even more vibrant and compelling partner to key stakeholders during a pivotal and transformational period for scholarly communications.”