Paula has worked for more than 20 years in the scientific, technical and medical publishing fields. Prior to working for STM publishers, she spent more than 15 years in consumer magazine and newspaper publishing, holding financial and marketing roles. She has an MBA in marketing from The Wharton School and a BS from Cornell University.
Prior to establishing a consulting business, Paula held key positions with Elsevier and Springer SBM, managing and developing medical and scientific content for some of the most prestigious societies in the U.S., Europe and Asia. She has also been directly involved in new product development, business development and acquisitions activity. Her special interests are content management and innovation, global publishing alliances, and new business models for STM publishing.
Paula speaks frequently at publishing industry functions around the World, including in China, and is a regular contributor to publishing industry websites. Please see the following articles:
“In the Spotlight: Preprints and how they are impacting the STM sector”
“In the Spotlight: Open Science”
“In the Spotlight: Shashi Mudunuri”
“In the Spotlight: Vitek Tracz”
“STM Publishing: Continuity in Transition– Resilience and Reinvention”
“STM Publishing Meets ‘Tarzan Economics'”
“Big Data and MOOCs Herald Change for Academic Publishing”
“Have Prices Really Increased Much in the Digital Age”
“Digital Licenses Replace Print Prices as Accurate Reflection of Real Journal Costs”
“Medical Publishing as a Model for Future Growth”
“STM Publishing Delivers Innovative Tools to Researchers”
Full curriculum vitae and references available on request.