Ann Michael – PLOS

Chief Digital Officer

Ann Michael – PLOS

Ann Michael is the Chief Digital Officer at PLOS charged with driving the development and execution of the organization’s data, technology, and overall digital strategy. Prior to PLOS, Ann was CEO of Delta Think for more than a decade. There she gained broad exposure to society and commercial scholarly publishers, librarians and library consortia, funders, and researchers. She focused on strategy and innovation in scholarly communications.

Ann is an ardent believer in data informed decision-making and was instrumental in the 2017 launch of the Delta Think Open Access Data & Analytics Tool. She is a Past President of SSP, a Board Director at Joule (a Canadian Medical Association company), a member of the Learned Publishing Editorial Board, and a contributor to the SSP’s blog, The Scholarly Kitchen. She has a MS from SUNY Stony Brook in Policy Analysis and Public Management and an MS in Business Analytics from the NYU Stern School.


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