May 15, 2021

Dan Filby Named New CEO of Highwire Press

From the Official Highwire Press Announcement:

HighWire Press is pleased to announce the appointment of Dan Filby as Chief Executive Officer.

Dan comes to HighWire with more than 20 years of experience leading global software and technology enabled services organizations, most recently as President of First Advantage’s Corporate Tax, Transportation Management, and Employee Verification businesses. He has also held key management positions at Oracle, Workshare, and GE Capital.
“HighWire is the custodian of incredibly important content, a trusted partnership with our publishers that we take very seriously,” said Dan. “My focus will be to further increase the value we deliver to our customers in our core market by emphasizing operational excellence, encouraging pragmatic innovation, and fostering a culture where customer experience is the number one priority.”

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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.

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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