With over 35 years of hands-on STM publishing experience, Brian knows every aspect of the business and the nuances specific to this market segment. He served as the medical editor at WB Saunders Company in Philadelphia and later founded BC Decker Inc.
He has been responsible for publishing several leading journals, books and serial publications in health science, including the landmark series Current Therapy, Decision Making and Illustrated Surgical Atlases.
He has led or participated in over 15 mergers & acquisitions with such partners as Times Mirror, Lippincott, Williams & Williams, Sage, Blackwell, People’s Medical Publishing House and WebMD.
Jack brings an extensive depth and breadth of experience to clients worldwide having worked in the print, online, and digital aspects of STM publishing.
Jack’s lengthy career started in sales for W.B. Saunders. He later became Director of Sales and Marketing for McGraw-Hill’s medical division, working in both domestic and international markets. Jack became Publisher of Medical Education and headed up the company’s burgeoning digital publishing initiative before starting his own publishing-centric recruiting company.
While at McGraw-Hill he participated in the acquisition of the Pergamon/ Macmillan medical list and later played a pivotal role in the company’s acquisition of the Appleton Lange list from Pearson. His experience also includes the sale of the print portfolio of BC Decker Inc and of select assets of WebMD.
Jack is past president of the American Medical Publishers’ Association and currently heads up the Publisher’s Panel to the National Library of Medicine.