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Ian will give a brief introduction to blockchain, explain how the core components work at a high level. He will explain why it might be the case that the needs blockchain is trying to meet may be better met though other approaches within the domain of scholarly publishing.

Society Street London 2019


Wednesday 12 June 2019

Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, London, United Kingdom

Riding the Storms: Adapting and Growing in a Challenging Climate.

Ian Mulvany


Head of Transformation, Product Innovation, SAGE Publishing

(Speaker in 2019) Ian Mulvany is head of transformation at SAGE Publishing. He helped setup SAGE’s methods innovation incubator SAGE Ocean following a lean product development approach. Previously he ran technology operations for eLife, was head of product for Mendeley and ran a number of early web2.0 products for Nature Publishing Group. He is passionate about creating digital tools that support the research enterprise. He is interested in the interplay between different stakeholders that can lead to the sustainably of these kinds of tools.


Session 4: Practical Future-Proofing, Track 1

2:00 PM - 3:10 PM