Ian Bannerman is Managing Director, Journals at Taylor & Francis Group, part of Informa PLC. He began his career in academic publishing with Blackwell in 1988, and has held a variety of management roles in Production, Marketing, Sales and Online Product Development. He was one of the pioneers in developing online sales models and platforms for the academic library market. Taylor & Francis is a leading academic publisher, with over 1,100 peer-reviewed journals in print and online, over 1,000 new books every year and over 13,000 e-books online. Ian also serves on the Board of the Publishers’ International Linking Association, which operates Crossref, he is a member of the copyright committee of the Association of Scientific, Technical and Medical Publishers and sits on the Publishers Association’s Serial Publisher Executive.