Todd Carpenter

FORCE11 Member since December 10, 2012


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Todd Carpenter is Executive Director of the National Information Standards Organization (NISO), a non-profit industry trade association that fosters the development and maintenance of standards that facilitate the creation, persistent management, and effective interchange of information used in publishing, research, and learning. Throughout his career, Todd has served in a variety of roles with organizations that connected the publisher and library communities. Prior to joining NISO, Todd had been Director of Business Development with BioOne. He has also held management positions at The Johns Hopkins University Press, the Energy Intelligence Group and the Haworth Press. Todd is frequent speaker at industry events, active on twitter @TAC_NISO, and blogs regularly as a member of the Scholarly Kitchen. In addition to his work at NISO, Todd currently serves as Secretary/Committee Manager of the ISO Technical Subcommittee on Identification & Description (ISO TC46/SC 9), as a member of the Board of Directors on the Foundation for the Baltimore County Public Library, as a Director of the Free Ebook Foundation, a member of the American Library Association Policy Corps, as well as several publication and organizational advisory boards. Previously, he served as Treasurer of the Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) and has led a variety of interest groups and projects within the Research Data Alliance. Outside of work, Todd is the father of two wonderful kids, a daily runner, a gourmet cook, an enophile, and a photographer.