Todd Carpenter Appointed NISO Managing Director

Todd Carpenter took over as NISO Managing Director on September 1, 2006. NISO’s Board of Directors has begun to implement a strategic plan designed to improve constituency relationships, standards development, and operational procedures.

Carpenter served as Director of Business Development with BioOne, a not-for-profit online journal. In this role, he developed and executed a business model realignment that balanced library fiscal constraints with publisher's revenue needs as institutions transition from print to electronic subscription models. Prior to his tenure at BioOne, Carpenter worked at the Johns Hopkins University Press, and directed the marketing of their sixty academic journals. He was involved in the growth of Project MUSE. He also held marketing and business development positions at the Energy Intelligence Group, a news service covering the oil and natural gas industries, and Haworth Press, an academic and professional publisher. He is a graduate of Syracuse University, holds a masters degree in marketing from The Johns Hopkins University, and is an active member of the Society for Scholarly Publishing.