Tuesday, March 06, 2007

Shaffer Announced as Chairman of Knovel

Dave Shaffer (and old boss of mine) has been named as Chairman of the Board of Knovel. Knovel is an information publishing company that focuses on Science and Engineering. The company is in the process of developing an integrated platform of information products and integration tools that enable users to integrate their use of Knovel products into their daily workflow. This is little different than what most information publishers are trying to do.

From the press release:
Chris Forbes, CEO of Knovel said: "David brings Knovel years ofexperience in managing companies that have successfully delivered highvalue information and productivity solutions to end users. We look forwardto his guidance as Knovel takes the next steps to dominate the engineeringinformation market." David Shaffer continued: "I am excited to join acompany that is a passionate leader in driving value for end users in thislarge and important market. This new role is a natural extension of mycareer at Thomson."

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