May 24, 2022

Matt Buys Named Executive Director of DataCite

From a DataCite Blog Post by John Chodacki:

After an extensive search, led by DataCite’s Executive Board, we are proud to announce that Matt Buys will join DataCite as Executive Director beginning October 14, 2019.

Matt comes to us from ORCID and brings experience in leading global teams and scaling persistent identifier infrastructure to share information on a global scale. The Board and staff are extremely pleased that Matt will be joining DataCite and believe that Matt’s extensive experience building communities and growing membership will help DataCite continue its upward trajectory.

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