RedLink Network Advisory Council

RedLink Network is a free, community-driven platform that allows publishers and librarians to seamlessly connect with each other and collaborate on a common goal — to make sure readers can access the content their institutions have purchased. RedLink Network is a public benefit company.

Ann Michael

Ann Michael is President of Delta Think, a business and technology consultancy focused on innovation and growth in membership organizations and scholarly publishers. Delta Think has worked with associations as they have clarified their business and mission objectives, gained insight into their members’ needs, defined new strategies, content products, and business models, introduced new tools and technologies, and developed the skills and expertise needed to be successful in an ever changing market landscape. Ann is currently President of the Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP), a frequent organizer and speaker at industry conferences, and is a contributor to the SSP’s blog, The Scholarly Kitchen.

Andrea Lopez

Andrea Lopez is the Sales Director at Annual Reviews where she is responsible for the sales and distribution of Annual Reviews journals. She has over 25 years of experience in academic publishing sales. She joined Annual Reviews in 1999 to manage the then new site license program, and has worked directly with customers and with sales agents worldwide to build the program.

Rick Anderson

Rick Anderson is the Associate Dean for Scholarly Resources & Collections in the J. Willard Marriott Library at the University of Utah where he oversees serial and monographic acquisitions, collection development, and facilities management. He serves on numerous editorial and advisory boards and is a regular contributor to the Scholarly Kitchen. In 2015, he was elected President of the Society for Scholarly Publishing.

Anne C. Osterman

Anne C. Osterman is Director of the Virtual Library of Virginia (VIVA), the consortium of 72 nonprofit college and university libraries in the Commonwealth of Virginia.  Prior to working at VIVA, Anne worked at a variety of academic institutions including American University and the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.


Howard Ratner

Howard is the driving force behind CHOR Inc. and its first service, CHORUS. Over the past two decades, he played a key role in developing innovative technology solutions that have transformed scholarly communications.

He co-founded and chaired the not-for-profit ORCID – Open Researcher and Contributor ID system and continues to serve on one of its ambassadors. He was active in the establishment of the Digital Object Identifier (DOI) and the founding and technical development of Crossref and CLOCKSS. He served on the Board of Directors for the Society for Scholarly Publishing and was the SSP President from 2014-2015. He is an active member of the STM Future Labs. Howard received the NFAIS Miles Conrad Memorial Lecture Award in 2012. He is a frequent speaker on a variety of production and new technology themes.

Brian McCallister

Brian McCallister is a programmery kind of person who loves that folk are willing to pay him to build systems and write code. He works at Groupon, as CTO of Platform. In the past, he has worked variously as a programmer, systems architect, technical writer, engineering manager, and systems administrator on projects ranging from an early cloud provider hosting millions of applications to loom control drivers.

Brian is active in open source, both as a core contributor to many projects, ranging from the Apache Web Server to the STOMP messaging protocol, as well as in larger governance, having served on the Board of Directors for both the Apache Software Foundation and the Node.js Foundation.

Nick Lindsay


Nick is the Journals Director at MIT Press in Cambridge, MA. Born in Nova Scotia, he has worked in scholarly books and journals in many roles, including as marketing manager at UC Press in Berkeley. As Journals Director at MIT Press, Nick ensures operational efficiency, customer satisfaction, and overall program growth and development.

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